Awami League lawmaker from Jashore-6 and former State Minister for Public Administration Ismat Ara Sadique passed away at a hospital in Dhaka today.
On January 14, Ismat was admitted to the Apollo Hospital, where she underwent a surgery, said a caretaker of her house Md Akram.
Ismat Ara was born in Bogura on December 12, 1942, according to parliament website.
She left a son and a daughter to mourn her death.
Meanwhile, President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of the MP.
The president and the prime minister, in separate condolence messages, prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.