Reported by: Riku Amir Written by: Eshan Maitra
Mahmuda Begum was a victim of tragic 12 August Grenade Attack. Fortunately, she survived. But, her every day passes as a nightmare. Countless splinters on her bodies still aches her in sleep, to this day. On top of it, a cancerous tumor was discovered between two splinters in her brain, few years back. Firstly, she went to the Neuro Science Institute & Hospital in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar last week. Later, she was referred to BSMMU. Even there after week of multiply trying, she came out of a BSMMU officer’s room in tears, when she could not find a cabin for treatment. Now she is both mentally & physically devastated. Mahmuda Begum is currently the President of Women’s League of Bhatara thana. Widow for 27 years & mother of three. But, she shares her utter disgust to the politics saying, she was present that day at the Bangabandhu Avenue for her party. But none comes to see her now. None is helping her to manage a cabin. She is passing her days in sheer agony. Mahmuda expressed herself in an interview to Amadery Shomoy.com, while wiping her tears. Right outside of BSMMU, yesterday.