Noted Bengali poet Sankha Ghosh passes away

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Noted Bengali poet Sankha Ghosh passed away this morning in Kolkata. He was 89. Prolific poet and critic Sankha Ghosh, had been tested positive with Covid-19 recently and was in home isolation.

Widely considered to be an authority on Rabindranath Tagore, Sankha Ghosh got many accolades including Jnanpith, Rabindra Puraskar and Sahitya Academy awards for his literary works and had been conferred Padma Bhusan. The entire literary fraternity is mourning his death.