Maleka Begum, mother of Birsrestha Mohammad Mostafa Kamal, is critically ill and now she is undergoing treatment at Bhola Sadar Hospital.
The 96-year-old mother of the martyr was admitted to the hospital on August 18 with anemia, kidney, respiratory and other old age related complications.
Dr Taibur Rahman, residential medical officer of the hospital, said, "She had been suffering from respiratory problems. Her blood pressure is low and the legs are swollen. The condition of the kidneys is not so good. Overall, her condition is not stable. We feel proud to have the opportunity of giving her treatment. But we hope that the mother of the nation's one of the best children will be treated in the best hospital in Dhaka."
Selim Ahmed Liton, grandson of Maleka Begum and nephew of Birshreshtha Mostafa Kamal, said, "It is risky to take her to Dhaka by any ambulance or launch."
Therefore, he demanded to bring an air ambulance and shift her to Dhaka as soon as possible to ensure her better treatment.
Selim also mentioned that they were communicating with the Bangladesh Army in Dhaka. However, they did not get any decision from Dhaka till 11:00 am on Wednesday.
Mustafa Kamal was born in 1947 at West Hajipara village in Daulat Khan upazila of Bhola district. His father Mohammad Hafiz was a havildar in the army. Mostafa Kamal ran away from home on December 16, 1967, and joined the then East Bengal Regiment. Later, he was promoted to the post of honorary Lance Naik sometime before the beginning of the Liberation War in 1971.