Sunamganj Correspondent : Freedom fighter Bir Protik Kakon Bibi was laid to rest at her village home at Jhirargaon in Doarabazar upazila of Sunamganj on Thursday afternoon.
She was buried with state honour after the namaz-e-janaza held near a ground at Laxmipur Union Health Complex around 3:30pm.
Bir Protik Kakon Bibi, the Liberation War heroine, breathed her last at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital around 11:05pm on Wednesday. She was reportedly aged 103.
Sunamganj Deputy Commissioner Sabirul Islam, superintendent of police Barakthullah Khan, Doarabazar UNO Quazi Mohua Mamtaj, upazila vice chairman Saleha Begum, ASP Dulon Miah, freedom fighter Bajlul Majid Kasru, Abdul Mazid Bir Protik, among others, attended the funeral prayers.
After the janaza, respects were showed on behalf of the district and upazila administrations, Muktijoddha Command Unit, Upazila Muktijoddha Command and chairmen of upazila parishad