Late Jahanara Zaman, wife of National Leader Shaheed AHM Quamaruzzaman, laid to eternal rest next to her husband at the family graveyard at Kadirgonj in the city this afternoon.
Zahanara Zaman passed away at her son’s house in Gulshan in the capital early Monday. She is survived by two sons and four daughters.
Earlier, the body was brought here by a helicopter at 11.18 am. Namaz-e-Janaza of late Jahanara was held at Shahmukhdum Central Eidgagh at 2 pm.
Rajshahi city and district Awami League, Chhatra League, Juba League, Volunteers’ League, District Administration, City Corporation, Freedom Fighters Assembly and a number of other social, cultural and political organisations joined the janaja and also paid their last respects to late Zahanara Zaman.
Jahanara’s elder son AHM Khairuzzaman Liton made a brief speech saying that the family was touched by the overwhelming love the people had given his mother. He said the family wants to continue living in the love of the people.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam, Omor Faruque Chowdhury, MP, and Ayen Uddin, MP, were present there.
Meanwhile, Fazley Hossain Badsha, MP, Omor Faruque Chowdhury, MP, Ayen Uddin, MP, and other political leaders expressed their deep shock at the death of Jahanara Zaman.
They prayed for peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.