Desk Report, 06 March:
Noted sculptor and freedom fighter Ferdousi Priyabhashini died of cardiac arrest at Labaid Hospital in Dhaka this afternoon. She was 70.
Priyabhashini suffered a massive cardiac arrest around 12:45 pm at the hospital where she was admitted on February 23 with kidney complications and orthopaedic problems, hospital sources said. BSS
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a message of condolence expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Ferdousi Priyabhashini.