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Eminent litterateur Nabaneeta Dev Sen passes away

Kolkata, Nov 07 (UNI) Eminent litterateur Nabaneeta Dev Sen breathed her last at her South Kolkata residence on Thursday evening. She was 81 and is survived by two daughters -Antara Dev Sen and Nandana Sen. The noted novelist, who was conferred with Padmasree and Sahitya Academy awards, had been suffering from the age-related problem since long. She was married to Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen and later separated.

Taking to her Twitter handle, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, ” Saddened at the passing away of noted litterateur and academic Nabaneeta Dev Sen. ” ” A recipient of several awards, her absence will be felt by her myriad students and well-wishers. My condolences to her family and admirers, ” Ms Banerjee added.