Ratnagarbha Ma, an Azad Products award that is given to a successful mother with her properly raised and successful children, has been given to Saleha Akhtar, wife of Shahid Uddin Ahmed, a resident of Thakur Para, Comilla.
Saleha Akhtar lives in their family home ‘Ziapur House’ at Thakur Para. M. Zakir S. Ahmad a Vice President of National Bank Ltd., Brig-Gen. M. Baker S. Ahmad a National Defence College teacher, Engr. M. Manzur S. Ahmad a Canadian Nuclear Inspector, Dr. M. Masrur Ahmad an officer at UNICEF Dhaka Programme and Maj. M. Ahmad Saifur Rahman a Deputy Director of Rapid Action Battalion, are sons of Saleha Akhtar.
Saleha Akhtar told in her reaction, “Braving the then social system I tried to have my children grown up as honest and ideal. I have put my efforts with sincerity like every other mothers of Bangladesh. It’s been a challenge for me facing crucial household matters to have my children grown up as good citizens.”