Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque on Thursday expressed deep shock at the death of freedom fighter Bir Protik Kakon Bibi, UNB reports.
In a condolence message, he said Kakon Bibi’s contributions to the Liberation War will ever remain written in golden letters in the history.
The minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed his sincere sympathy to the bereaved family members, said a press release.
Bir Protik Kakon Bibi passed away at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital on Wednesday night at the age of 103.
In 1971, Kakon Bibi was arrested and brutally tortured by Pakistani army as she worked as a war spy and fought against the Pak army. She fearlessly took part in some 20 battles.
She sustained bullet wounds to her leg at the Ambari fight. Kakon Bibi bore the bullet marks on her body unto her death.