Points to Remember:
- Eminent litterateur and academician Nabaneeta Dev Sen died in her South Kolkata residence after a protracted illness. She was 81.
- Dev Sen was suffering from cancer for a long time and her condition deteriorated over the past 10 days.
- Winner of the Kamal Kumari National Award (2004), Sahitya Akademi award (1999) and the Padma Shri(2000), she is survived by two daughters – writer Antara and actress Nandana.
- A poet, novelist, columnist and writer of short stories and travelogues, Dev Sen was also known for her research on the Ramayana. She worked as a teacher at the Oxford University and the Colorado College in the US. She also taught Comparative Literature at Jadavpur University.
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Padma Shri awardee Nabaneeta Dev Sen, who passed away recently, was a famous? Litterateur