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Ekushey Padak recipient Nikhil Sen no more

  • Published at 08:18 pm February 25th, 2019
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Sree Nikhil Sen Dhaka Tribune

Nikhil Sen  was born in Kalash village of Kashipur under Barishal city on April 16, 1931

Ekushay Padak recipient and veteran cultural personality Sree Nikhil Sen, 88, died at 1:20pm on Monday at Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital.  He left behind his wife and son, two daughters, and a host of relatives to mourn his death.

A pall of gloom descended on the cultural and political arena of Barisal at the death of Nikhil Sen. Many socio-cultural and journalist organizations condoled his death.

Nikhil Sen  was born in Kalash village of Kashipur under Barishal city on April 16, 1931.

He got the `Ekushey Padak' in 2018 for his lifetime achievement in theatre.

He was also awarded by the  Group Theatre Federation,  Shilpakala Academy , Shaheed Munir Chowdhury Padak, Naren Biswas Padak, and Shaheed Altaf Mahmud Padak.

He shall be cremated at Barisal Maha Shamshan on Tuesday noon after a citizen’s homage in front of Barisal Ashwini Kumar Hall in the  morning.