Setara Musa, wife of veteran journalist ABM Musa, died of lung complications in a city hospital on Tuesday. She was 83, reports BSS.
She left behind three daughters, a son and a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death.
Her body will be taken to Feni today for burial after Zuhr prayers beside the grave of her husband ABM Musa at Fatehpur village of the district.
Setara Musa, daughter of eminent journalist Abdus Salam, was born in Cumilla in 1940. She did her master's in Bangla literature from Dhaka University.
She worked for several newspapers, including the Daily Janata, the Dainik Awaz and now defunct the Dainik Purbakon.
Managing Director and Chief Editor of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Abul Kalam Azad expressed deep shock at the death of Setara Musa. He prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed sympathy to bereaved family members.
Jatiya Press Club President Farida Yasmin and General Secretary Shayamol Dutta and Feni Journalists' Forum, Dhaka President Tanvir Aladin and General Secretary Fayez Ullah Bhuiyan expressed deep shock at the death of Setara Musa.