Nishad Dastagir's mother Syeda Nilufar Yajdin passes away
People’s Time desk
Syeda Nilufar Yajdin, who played a historic role as an organizer at various stages in the Chittagong region during the War of Liberation, the mother of Syed Nishad Dastagir, founding vice chairman of Bangla TV, the first full-fledged Bengali TV channel outside Bangladesh, a founding member of the London Bangla Press Club, a prominent media personality is no more (Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun).
The Vorer Pata family has expressed deep grief over her death, prayed for the forgiveness of the departed soul and extended deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
She died at Al Helal Hospital in the capital Dhaka on Tuesday (December 1) afternoon. She was 77 years old at the time of her death. She left numerous admirers including 5 sons and 1 daughter. A few days ago, she contracted the corona virus and became seriously ill. She was admitted to a private hospital in Dhaka. However, she recovered quickly and was pronounced safe three days later. But on Tuesday her physical condition suddenly deteriorated and she gave up her last breath.
Her sudden death has shocked all her girls, son abroad and relatives. Syed Nishad Dastagir stayed with his family in Bangladesh for many years because of his mother, but a few days ago he came to Britain for treatment and got stuck due to epidemic. After receiving the news of his mother's death Information Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud MP, Bangla TV MD Syed Samadul Haque and other senior government officials, politicians and many others rushed to the house of the deceased and consoled the bereaved family members. She was buried at the local cemetery after Janazah at Sector 4, Jam-e-Masjid, Uttara on Wednesday.
The Bangla TV family has expressed deep grief over her death. Weekly Janmat and Janmat.com have also expressed deep grief and sympathy on behalf of the family. The son of the deceased Syed Nishad Dastagir, who is currently residing in London, begged Dowa to everyone for the forgiveness of his mother's soul.
Syeda Nilufar Yajdin was born to an aristocrat Muslim family in Mymensingh. During her marital stay in Chittagong, she became involved in various stages of the war of liberation and was also actively involved in the politics of the Chittagong Awami League. In her personal life, Ratnagarbha Mahiyasi was involved in religious and various social activities.