Medical &Health

Poet Nirmalendu Goon hospitalised

DHAKA Poet Nirmalendu Goon, who won Ekushey Padak,

Independence Day Award and Bangla Academy Literary Award, was hospitalised

yesterday due to Pneumonia.

Family sources said the poet is being treated under the supervision of Prof

Baren Chakraborty at Labaid Specialised Hospital in the city as he has been

suffering from Pneumonia as well as fever for a few days.

After admission, he was shifted to Coronary Care Unit (CCU) as he is also

facing kidney-related problems, they said.

Physical condition of the poet is improving gradually, Doctor Chakraborty

told BSS, adding he has been asked not to talk to anybody.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)