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Zohra Tajuddin no more

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Syeda Zohra Tajuddin, 80, has died in a Dhaka hospital.
She was a presidium member of the Awami League and the wife of Bangladesh's first prime minister Tajuddin Ahmed, reported bdnews24.com.
She breathed her last at the United Hospital at 10:37am on Friday, her daughter MP Simin Hossain Rimi told bdnews24.com.
Zohra Tajuddin had organised and united the party, taking charge as convener after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman along with his family was assassinated in 1975.
Her husband Tajuddin Ahmed was one of the four top Awami League leaders to be killed in jail in November 1975 after Bangabandhu's assassination.
These four leaders including Tajuddin had spearheaded the provisional government that led the country's war of liberation from its base in India in 1971.
She suffered a hip fracture after a fall in November. She was then treated at the United Hospital for some days.
She was later admitted to a Delhi hospital, where she underwent a surgery.
Zohra Tajuddin was regularly consulting doctors at the United Hospital, where she was admitted on Wednesday.
She was moved to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital as her condition worsened on Thursday, Masrufa Hossain, a doctor at the ICU, told bdnews24.com.
Her first namaz-e-janaza will be held after Asar prayers on the compound of Gulshan Azad Mosque.
She left behind three daughters and a son, relatives, friends and admirers to mourn her death, according to BSS.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock at her death. She prayed for the peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the members of the bereaved family.




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