Published: 08 May 2023, 08:53 pm
Renowned author and novelist Samaresh Majumdar died in Kolkata on Monday. He was 81.
He breathed his last around 5:45pm at a private hospital in Kolkata, Anandabazar daily reported.
He had long been suffering from multiple health complications. The Sahitya Akademi award-winning novelist was admitted to the hospital on April 25 due to brain haemorrhage. Later, his respiratory problems worsened.
Samaresh Majumdar is the author of many timeless novels including Uttaradhikar, Kalpurush, Kalbela. He was born in 1942 in North Bengal. He spent his childhood in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal.
His other notable novels include Satkahan, Tero Parvan, At Kuthuri Noy Dorja, Anurag etc.
Besides winning many national and international awards, Samaresh Majumdar has won the hearts of millions of readers at home and abroad.