Former Professor of Bangla department at Jahangirnagar University UH M Shamsunnahar passed away on Thurday morning at her residence in the capital’s Green Road area.
She is survived by a daughter, relatives, well-wishers and a host of admirers to mourn his death.
Vice-chancellor of the university Professor Farzana Islam on Thursday expressed profound shock at the professor’s death.
In a condolence message, the VC said that her death is an irreparable loss for the country.
‘She would be remembered for her outstanding research activities in the field of Bengali literature and culture’, she added.
The VC conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family members and prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.
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