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Novelist Helena Khan passes away

  • Published at 10:10 pm March 16th, 2019
Obituary-Helena Khan
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The writer passed away at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta

Helena Khan, 91, a celebrated novelist, passed away in Atlanta, United States, on Friday.

She left behind three sons, three daughters-in-law, a daughter, a son-in-law, and grandchildren, to mourn her death.

She was the recipient of a number of awards including Shishu Academy Award in 2001, Bangla Academy Award in 2008, and Ekushey Padak in 2010.

Helena was an eminent educationist and personality, a prolific writer, well known in literary circles and beyond.