Ferdousi Priyabhashini passes away

Noted sculptor Ferdousi Priyabhashini.

Noted sculptor Ferdousi Priyabhashini passed away in a city hospital on Tuesday noon.

She was 71.

Noted sculptor Ferdousi Priyabhashini.

Ferdousi Priyabhashini, who has been suffering from multiple complications including kidney ailment, diabetes, high blood pressure, orthopedics and heart disease, and undergoing treatment at Labaid Hospital, breathed her last around 12:45 pm, said her son Karu Titash.

On last November, Priyabhashini fell over in her Gulshan residence and went into a shock.

Priyabhashini was born on 19 February 1947 in Khulna. She married Ahsanullah Ahmed in 1972.

Government awarded her Independence Day Award in 2010.

Her biography book ‘Nindito Nandan’ was published in Ekushey Book Fair in 2014.

Ferdousi Priyabhashini, who was persecuted by Pakistani occupation army and its local collaborators during the Liberation War, got the ‘freedom fighter’ recognition in 2016.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed her deep shock and sorrow at the death of the war heroine.

Besides, Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor condoled her death.