Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury, Awami League presidium member and deputy leader of the House, died Sunday night.
She was 87.
She breathed her last at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka around 11:40pm.
President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina condoled death of the dedicated leader and expressed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Lawmaker from Faridpur-2 constituency, Sajeda was active political companion of Sheikh Hasina. She was accorded Independence Award in 2010.
First namaj-e-janaza of the leader will be held at the Parliament compound Monday morning and later her body will be shifted to village home at Nagarkanda in Faridpur. She will be buried at Banani graveyard.