Publish: 13 Feb 2020, 08:13 pm
Renowned poet Nirmalendu Goon has been admitted to a city hospital as he fell sick.
The poet is now receiving treatment at the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) at the Lab Aid Hospital in the capital.
He was taken to the hospital yesterday night as he suffered from illness.
Mrittika Goon, the poet's daughter, said her father was hospitalized last night as he felt unwell.
"He was suffering from respiratory and pneumonia-related complications. The exact problem would be known after getting the results of tests," she added.
Nirmalendu Goon is one of the most prolific and versatile poets of Bangladesh. His poem "Swadhinata Ei Shobdoti Kivabe Elo (How did the word independence come about)" brought him huge fame. Apart from poems, his prose has also been widely appreciated.
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