Ashrafunnesa Mosharraf, former president of Bangladesh Mohila Awami League, ex-parliament member and a valiant freedom fighter, died of kidney ailments today while undergoing treatment at a city hospital.
She was 74.
She is survived by three sons and four daughters. Ashrafunnesa breathed her last around 8. 15 am yesterday at a city hospital while undergoing treatment for kidney ailments.
In a condolence message, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock and sorrow at her death.
She also prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family.
Her first Namaz-e-Janaza of the former MP was held on the south plaza of the Jatiya Sangsa, according to BSS report.
Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, Deputy Speaker Md Fazle Rabbi Miah, cabinet members, parliament members, a cross section of people, well-wishers and admires attended the Janaza. .
A guard of honor was given to the valiant freedom fighter for her contribution to the country’s Liberation War.
On behalf of the Prime Minister, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader placed a wreath on her coffin.
Later, AL leaders led by Obaidul Quader also paid their last tributes to Ashrafunnesa by placing a wreath on her coffin.
On behalf of parliament members club, whips of 10th Jatiya Sangsad Atikur Rahman Atik and Iqbalur Rahim, Dhaka district administration and Mohila Awami League leaders also paid homage by placing wreaths on the coffin.
Former agriculture minister and AL presidium member Begum Matia Chowdhury, MP, and AL Office Secretary Dr Abdus Sobhan Golap also paid their last tributes to Ashrafunnesa.