Sajeda Begum, mother of Jatiya Press Club (JPC) Vice-President and Machranga TV Head of News Rezwanul Haque Raza, passed away Thursday night.
She breathed her last at 10:30pm at Central Police Hospital in the capital.
Sajeda Begum, 82, left behind her husband, five sons, two daughters and a host of relatives to mourn her death.
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She was admitted to the hospital last week with Covid symptoms.
Her son Borhanul Haque Shamrat is working as news editor of News24 TV.
JPC President Farida Yasmin and General Secretary Elias Khan expressed deep shock at the death of Sajeda Begum.
The JPC leaders conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members and prayed for the salvation of the departed soul, said JPC Joint Secretary Mainul Alam in a message.