Bengali writer and Padma Shri awardee Nabaneeta Dev Sen passes away at 81

Bengali writer and Padma Shri awardee Nabaneeta Dev Sen passes away at 81

  • A Bengali writer, poet, novelist and a Padma Shri awardee Nabaneeta Dev Sen passed away on Thursday evening, she took her last breath at the age of 81.
  • She was survived by her two daughters Antara Dev Sen and Nandana Sen and her husband Amartya Sen.
  • She was suffering from cancer-related ailments and passed away at 7:30 Thursday evening at her residence.
  • She was awarded a number of awards like the Sahitya Akademy award and Kamal Kumari National Award, apart from Padma Shri which was won in 1999.

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