Syeda Farruk Sultana, wife of late BNP standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah, died of cardiac arrest at a city hospital on Friday. She was 73.
She breathed her last at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Dhaka at 3:05pm, said BNP organising secretary Syed Emran Saleh Prince.
Sultana was admitted to the CMH on July 8 with high blood pressure and was put on life support at the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) of the hospital on July 10.
Her first namaz-e-janza will be held on the premises of Mohakhali DOHS Jam-e-Mosque at 11am on Saturday.
Later, Sultana’s body will be taken to Kapasia upazila in Gazipur where she will be buried at their family graveyard after two more janazas there.
She is survived by two sons, one daughter and a host of relatives to mourn her death.
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressed deep shock at the death of Sultana.
In a condolence message, he prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.
On September 27, 2016, ASM Hannan Shah passed away at a hospital in Singapore at the age of 75.