Triplets named Swapna, Padma and Setu: Two of them died in one day

News Desk || shiningbd

Published: 7/25/2022 12:43:38 PM

Parents of the triplets named Swapna, Padma and Setu born in Birampur, Dinajpur lost two of their daughters in one day.

Setu died on Sunday night at their home in Kirshbati village of Binail Union of the upazila. Another daughter named Padma died earlier in the afternoon. 

On July 18, Sadina Begum gave birth to three daughters at Imar Uddin Community Hospital in Birampur. 

To commemorate the Padma Bridge, the largest communication infrastructure in the country, Zahidul Islam, father of the triplets named his daughters Shwapno, Padma and Setu. 

When the triplets started showing some health complications, the hospital authorities sent them to M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital in Dinajpur for better treatment. 

The children returned home a day after receiving treatment at the hospital. 

Over the phone, Zahidul Islam said: “I went to the market after seeing the three children healthy at home. After a while, their mother informed about Padma's illness on the phone. Padma died before I could return.”

“Later that night Setu fell ill abruptly and died in the same way,” he added

Birampur Upazila District Officer UNO Parimal Kumar Sarkar said, “I came to know about Padma’s death through a call. I heard the news of Setu’s death in the morning today (Monday).”

Dhaka Tribune

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