News Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep grief over the death of popular writer Buddhadev Guha.
In a condolence message on Monday, the Prime Minister wished peace to the soul of the Buddha and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Buddhadev has been undergoing treatment at Bellevue Hospital in South Kolkata since July 31. He died of a heart attack at around 11:30 pm on Sunday.
He was infected with coronavirus in April this year. He was then hospitalized after a long stay in quarantine at a hotel in the city.
According to hospital sources, Buddha had respiratory problems, urinary tract infections as well as liver and kidney problems. His eyesight was also blurred with age-related problems.
Corona was tested anew. Although he did not catch the infection, he could not return to normal life.
Buddhadev Guha was born on 29 June 1906 in Calcutta. Chartered Accountant Buddhadev is the creator of several unique characters in literature.
His first published book was ‘Jungle Mahal’. He has presented novels like ‘Madhukari’, ‘Kojagar’, ‘Abbahika’, ‘Babli’ to the readers at different times.