Obituary: Passing of a litterateur
An eminent litterateur, former chairman of Bangladesh Shishu Academy, a poet and a person with many more sparkling identities, Prof Gulshan Ara Zubaida has passed away.
Bed-ridden for a long time, Prof Gulshan, wife of renowned biologist Prof Mahmudul Amin, died at Monowara Hospital in Dhaka city this afternoon.
Zubaida Gulshan Ara was an eminent litterateur. She was the former chairman of Bangladesh Shishu Academy. She was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2005 by the Government of Bangladesh.
She had mastery over different branches of literature including poetry, short stories and TV plays.
She had left a legacy of over 50 books to her name.
Her death is an irreparable loss to the country and her relatives as well.