Showkat Ara Habib, mother of Hasan Imam Rubel -- the president of Capital Market Journalists Forum (CMJF) and Output Editor of Channel 24, passed away at a hospital in the capital. She was 68.
She has been suffering from cancer for long and breathed her last on Thursday in Dhaka.
The deceased left behind two sons and two daughters and a host of well-wishers to mourn her death.
She was laid to rest at her village home at Bheramara upazila of Kustia.
CMJF General Secretary Monir Hossain and Vice President MM Masud in a statement expressed their deep condolence at the death of its president's mother.