Bharati Nandi Sarkar, former Member of Parliament (MP) of reserved seat, passed away at a Dinajpur hospital on Friday. She was 73.
The valiant freedom fighter was undergoing treatment at M Abdur Rahim Medical College and Hospital.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock at the death of Bharati Nandi.
In a condolence message, the Prime Minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.
State Minister for Shipping and Dinajpur-2 Lawmaker Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury and Dinajpur-3 Lawmaker and Whip of the National Parliament Iqbalur Rahim also mourned at her death.
Bharati Nandi was a member of parliament for the reserved women’s seat from Dinajpur in the seventh national parliament.
Earlier, she was the first woman commissioner of Dinajpur municipality from 1974 to 1978.
Bharati Nandi was a presidium member of Bangladesh Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council science its inception in 2015. She was also a former teacher at St. Joseph’s School in Dinajpur.