April 24, 2021/Nepalgunj-
Nepali Congress Constituent Assembly member and Chairperson of Fatima Foundation Muhamadi Siddiqui has passed away of Coronavirus infection.
Siddiqui aged 72, had been undergoing treatment since one and a half week in Bheri hospital based in Nepalgunj.
She breathed her last on Saturday evening, according to hospital sources.
A social worker, women activist and a leader from Banke district, which is a rare happening from her Muslim community.
She will be missed for her activeness and contributions.
On Saturday itself, at least 7 people have lost their lives from Banke district alone, which shares a border with India.
Nepalgunj is reeling under lockdown due to increase in covid-19 cases.