PM shocked at Cyril Sikder’s death
24 February 2015, Nirapad News: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday expressed profound shock at the demise of former member of Awami League Advisory Council. The Prime Minister prayed for the salvation of the departed soul and expressed her sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Cyril Sikder (77), who was also an Ambassador of Bangladesh to Nepal. He left behind his wife, one son, three daughters and a host of admirers to mourn his death.
Family sources said that decision regarding his burial would be taken in consultation with his offspring after their return home from abroad.
He was also a leader of Bangladesh Hindu-Bouddha-Christian Oikya Parishad. In a condolence message, the USA unit of Bangladesh Hindu-Bouddha-Christian Oikya Parishad expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Cyril Sikder.