Leh,May 12.Ladakh’s famous woman leader and former councillor of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, Sayeeda Bano passed away at Sonam Nabroo Memorial (SNM) Hospital in Leh after fighting COVID-19 for a couple of days.
Sayeeda was admitted in the hospital at Leh a couple of days ago, and her health condition started to deteriorate and she heavenly abode on Monday evening.
Sayeeda was a former nominated member of LAHDC Leh and recently contested the 6th council elections from her home constituency Chuchot in Leh as an independent candidate but could not win.
She was earlier a core group member of Bhartiya Janta Party in Leh but resigned last year due to some differences with the party.
LAHDC Leh and LAHDC-Kargil have expressed grief over the demise of Sayeeda. (GNS)