BSS-53 Hasan condoles death of eminent litterateur Rabeya Khatun

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Hasan condoles death of eminent litterateur Rabeya Khatun

DHAKA, Jan 3, 2021, (BSS) – Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of eminent litterateur Rabeya Khatun.

In a message of condolence, the minister said Rabeya Khatun, who was awarded Independence Award and Ekushey Padak, will ever be remembered for her outstanding contribution in the field of literature.

Dr Hasan, also Awami League joint general secretary, said Rabeya, who was also awarded Bangal Academy Literary Award, was in teaching and journalism professions along with writing hundreds of books for children and juveniles.

The minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.

Rabeya, mother of Channel-i managing director Faridur Reza Sagar, was a member of Bangla Academy, constitutional management parishad of National Public Library, judge panel member of jury board of National Film Award and member of Shishu Academy.

The eminent litterateur died at her residence in the city this evening at the age of 85.

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