President Abdul Hamid on Monday expressed profound shock at death of Shahanara Abdullah, the wife of senior Awami League leader Abul Hasanat Abdullah MP and mother of Barishal City Corporation (BCC) Mayor Serniabat Sadiq Abdullah
She passed away at a hospital in the capital on Sunday night. She was 72.
In a condolence message, the President prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
Shahanara Abdullah, a cultural activist and social worker, was an eyewitness of the brutal killings on August 15, 1975.