Helena Khan passes away | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, March 16, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:54 AM, March 16, 2019

Helena Khan passes away

Helena Khan, a prominent writer, passed away yesterday at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, USA, says a press release.

She left behind three sons, three daughters-in-law, a daughter, a son-in-law and grandchildren to mourn her death.

For her literary works, Helena received the Nurunnesa Khatun Bidyabinodini literary award in 1976, and went on to win many accolades throughout her life.

She was awarded with Bangladesh Shishu Academy Purashkar in 2001, Bangla Academy Award in 2008, and  Ekushey Padak in 2010.

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