Navneeta Devsen Died: Sahitya Akademi winner Navnita dead, suffering from cancer for a long time: Sahitya Academy Award winning writer Navneeta Devsen is no more. She was 81 years old. It is being told that she was battling cancer for a long time. He died on Thursday at a residence in South Kolkata. Family sources gave this information.
She Was suffering from cancer since a year ago
Navneeta Devsen was married in the year 1959 to eminent economist Amartya Sen, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1998. Navneeta Devsen has two daughters.
According to news agency IANS, a year ago, cancer was detected in his body. His health kept on deteriorating day by day. Here she was unable to speak for a few days. He breathed his last at 7.35 pm on Thursday.
Navneeta was a poetess, novelist and storyteller. In 1999, he was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for his work ‘Nav-Neeta’. Later he also received the Padma Shri.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed her condolences by tweeting. He tweeted, ‘Saddened by the demise of noted writer and academic prophet Dev Sen. Honored with many awards, his absence will be felt by his innumerable students and well-wishers. My condolences to his family.