President mourns death of Bir Protik Taramon Bibi

Dhaka, Thursday   27 June 2019

President mourns death of Bir Protik Taramon Bibi

 Staff Correspodent

 Published: 12:18 PM, 1 December 2018   Updated: 12:18 PM, 1 December 2018

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

President M Abdul Hamid on Saturday mourned the death of decorated Freedom Fighter Taramon Bibi, one of the two female liberation war veterans in Bangladesh obtaining the prestigious gallantry award-‘Bir Protik. 

In a condolence message, the head of the state expressed deep shock and sorrow at her death and recalled the role of Taramon Bibi in Bangladesh’s Liberation War. 

He said the nation and its freedom-loving people will always remember her contribution with due respect. 

The President prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family members of the late freedom fighter. 

Taramon Bibi breathed her last her at Madhdabpur residence of Char Rajibpur upazila of Kurigram district early today at the age of 62. 

She had been suffering from diabetics and lung problems for long. 

Taramon Bibi was married to Abdul Majid. She left behind husband, a son, one daughter and huge admirers to mourn her death.

Taramon Bibi took part in direct combat against the Pakistani military during the Bangladesh War of Independence in 1971.