Now Shankha Ghosh’s wife Pratima dies

Culture Desk

30 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Now Shankha Ghosh’s wife Pratima dies

Renowned Bengali poet Shankha Ghosh's wife Pratima Ghosh died at her home in Kolkata from covid-19 on early Thursday. She breathed her last exactly eight days after the poet succumbed to the infection.

She was 89. Poet Shankha Ghosh, who was 90, died on April 21 at his home. Pratima Ghosh also tested positive for the virus and was in home quarantine.

Pratima Ghosh was born in Jalpaiguri and was classmates of Shankha Ghosh at the University of Calcutta. She was also a noted writer and has published a series of books.