Ghulshan Ara Begum, wife of Dhaka-7 lawmaker Haji Salim, died at a hospital in Dhaka on Sunday night at the age of 50.
Ghulshan Ara, also the chairman of Medina Group, breathed her last around 11:45 pm while undergoing treatment at Labaid Hospital in Dhanmondi.
Haji Salim's personal secretary Mohiuddin Billal confirmed the news.
MP Haji Salim is also undergoing treatment in the hospital, he said.
Gulshan Ara served as the Ward Commissioner (now Councilor) of undivided Dhaka City Corporation.
She had been suffering from various complications, including kidney and diabetic since 2016.
Ghulshan Ara was treated at Bamrungrad Hospital in Bangkok for a long time and had been undergoing treatment at Labaid since last August. Her namaz-e-janaza will be held at Chawkbazar central mosque after Asr prayer today.
BDST: 1230 HRS, NOV 30, 2020