Obituary

Obituary

Muktharunnisa Begum (82), former MLA and also former MLC, died here at her residence due to age-related aliments, on Monday evening.

She had been admitted to a private hospital on Friday. As she did not show any improvement, following treatment, she was shifted to her house at Bannimantapa area on Monday evening. After sometime, she breathed her last.

In 1985, she had been elected as MLA from Narasimharaja constituency in the city. Immediately after the completion of her term, she was nominated as MLC. She has served as Chairperson of the Karnataka State Handicrafts Development Corporation, Chairperson of Karnataka Bal Bhavan Society, AICC member, and vice-president of the women's wing of KPCC.

She is survived by son Riyaz Ahmad and daughter Noor Madani. Her husband was the late Basheer Ahmad. The cremation will be held on Tuesday afternoon.

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