Mahmuda Khatun, mother of poet Mohon Rayhan, died of Covid-19. She was 86.
She breathed her last at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on 17 April.
"My mother tested positive for Covid-19 on 3 April and was admitted to Shahabuddin Medical College Hospital in critical condition," said Rayhan, confirming his mother's death.
"Later on Friday, she was shifted to DMCH as her physical condition deteriorated," he added.
Mahmuda Khatun was laid to rest in her family graveyard at Sirajganj's Khalishakura following her namaz-e-janaza at the Diyarpachil Eidgah field.