Awami League Presidium Member and former Home Minister Advocate Sahara Khatun passed away at a hospital in Bangkok on Thursday night. She was 77.
She passed away at 11:25 pm (local time) at Bumrungrad International Hospital in Bangkok of Thailand.
Earlier on Monday, Advocate Sahara Khatun was taken to Thailand's capital Bangkok for better treatment by an air ambulance.
Sahara Khatun was admitted to the hospital on June 2 with fever and some old age complications.
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock and condolence at the death of Sahara Khatun.
Expressing deep shock at the death of Sahara Khatun, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said “Sahara Khatun, a soldier of Bangabandhu’s ideals, worked all her life for people’s rights and in establishing democracy.”
Advocate Sahara Khatun elected MP thrice from Dhaka-18 constituency.