BMP president Ayesha Khanam dies

Staff Correspondent | Published: 09:35, Jan 02,2021 | Updated: 09:38, Jan 02,2021


Bangladesh Mahila Parishad president Ayesha Khanam.

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad president Ayesha Khanam died at her house in Dhaka early Saturday.

She was 74.

BMP acting president Fauzia Moslem told New Age that Ayesha breathed her last at her Dhanmondi residence at about 3:30am.

‘Ayesha was suffering from cancer,’ she said.

Ayesha has been serving the president of BMP, a women rights organisation, since 2008.

She would be buried at her home district Netrakona, said Fauzia.

BMP general secretary Maleka Banu, in a press statement, mourned the death of Ayesha and said that the organisation lost its guardian.

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