Published: 13 Oct 2020, 12:44 pm
Noted writer and researcher Rashid Haider passed away in his residence in the capital on Tuesday morning. He was 80 years old.
He breathed his last at 8:30 a.m. He had been suffering from age-related complications for several days.
The author and novelist Ekushey Padak was awarded by the Government of Bangladesh in 2014.
He was born on July 15, 1941, in Pabna's Dohapara village.
His notable works (novels) are as follows: Khancay (Inside the Cage, 1975), Nashta Josnay Ekon Aranya (What Forest is this in the Spoilt Moonlight, 1982), Sadh Ahlad (Yearnings, 1985), Andha Kathamala (Blind Words, 1987), Asamabriksha (Unequal Trees, 19897), Mabuhai (1988), etc.