The ruling Bangladesh Awami League party lawmaker and former State Minister for Public Administration Ismat Ara Sadique died at a hospital in capital city Dhaka on Tuesday.
She breathed her last around 11am at the United Hospital while undergoing treatment there. She was 78, reports United News of Bangladesh.
Ismat, daughter of former education minister ASHK Sadique, was born in Bogura on December 12, 1942 and completed her honors from Eden Mohila College [Eden Women College] in Dhaka in 1960.
Meanwhile, President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of the MP elected from Jashore-6.
President and Prime Minister in separate condolence messages prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.