Her 1903 piece “Alonkar na badge of slavery” marked the start of Rokeya’s explicitly feminist writing.
She came out from the cocoon of the accepted designated roles of women and marched forward to live an extraordinary life.
After two phases of namaj-e-janaza, Nurjahan Begum, the editor and publisher of weekly magazine Begum, is buried at Martyred Intellectual Graveyard in Dhaka’s Mirpur. She passes away at a Dhaka hospital at the age of 91. Born on June 4, 1925, she is a daughter of prominent journalist Mohammad Nasiruddin, editor of Bangla literary journal Saogat and awarded the Ekushey Padak in 2011.