Majeda Begum, the mother of Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim, passed away at a hospital in Khulna city on Monday night.
The 82-year-old had been suffering from old-age complications. She breathed her last at City Medical College Hospital at 11:53pm, said a PID handout.
She left behind four sons, two daughters and a host of well-wishers to mourn her death.
She was laid to rest at her family graveyard after her namaj-e-janaza at Tarabunia Eidgah maidan in Nazirpur upazila of Pirojpur at 10am on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Majeda Begum.
In a condolence message, the Prime Minister prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and expressed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
Besides, Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader and Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahb Uddin expressed profound sorrow at her death.