DHAKA, March 27, 2017 (BSS)- Leaders of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) and Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) today expressed profound shock at the death of Begum Mamtaz Jahan, mother of DUJ president Shaban Mahmud.
In a joint condolence message, BFUJ President Manjurul Ahsan Bulbul, Secretary General Omar Faruque and Treasurer Madhusudan Mondal, DUJ Vice President Atiqur Rahman Chowdhury and its General Secretary Sohel Haidar Chowdhury condoled the death of Mamtaz Jahan.
They also prayed for the peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Begum Mamtaz Jahan died of old-age complications at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital last night at the age of 74.
She left behind six sons, four daughters and a host of relatives to mourn her death.
Her husband late Abdus Salam Bishwas was a popular headmaster of Gohala High School under Mokshedpur upazila in Gopalganj district.
She was buried at her family graveyard in Gopalganj following a Namaz-e-Janaza held at Chandradighalia village mosque under Gopalganj Sadar upazila after Zohr prayers today.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)