News Desk: Famous writer of Bengali literature, Ekushey Padak recipient Bulbul Chowdhury has passed away.
He breathed his last at his home in Old Dhaka at 5:55 pm on Saturday. He was 63 years old.
Bulbul Chowdhury’s son R Rafi Chowdhury said, ‘Last December my father was diagnosed with lung cancer. Gradually it spreads to the respiratory tract. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Oncology Department Chairman Prof. The treatment was going on under the supervision of Sarwar Alam. ‘
Piyas Majid, Public Relations Officer of Bangla Academy, said that the body of Bulbul Chowdhury will be laid to rest at Bangla Academy premises at 11 am on Sunday and his Namaz-e-Janaza will be held there.
Bulbul Chowdhury’s first published storybook ‘Tuka Kahini.’
His novels include ‘Aparup Beel Jhil Nadi’, ‘Lakshmi Thaye in this house’, ‘Kahakamini’, ‘Jaltungi’, ‘Itu Baudir Ghar’ etc.
After being awarded the Bangla Academy Award in 2011, Bulbul Chowdhury was awarded the Ekushey Padak this year in recognition of his contribution to language and literature.