She was laid to rest at the Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard in Mirpur
Syeda Fatema Islam, wife of late diplomat and freedom fighter Syed Amirul Islam and daughter of Syed Badrudduja, late Mayor of Calcutta and Member of India’s Lok Sabha, passed away of Covid-related complications in Dhaka on Wednesday. She was 76.
A teacher, poet and music exponent, Fatema Islam left behind two brothers, a sister and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn her passing.
She was laid to rest at the Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard in Mirpur.