Dwijen Sharma

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Dwijen Sharma
দ্বিজেন শর্মা
Dwijen Sharma (cropped).jpg
Born(1929-05-29)29 May 1929
Died15 September 2017(2017-09-15) (aged 88)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Alma mater
Known forNature Conservation, science writer
Scientific career
FieldsNature Conservation, Botany

Dwijen Sharma (May 29, 1929 – September 15, 2017) was a Bangladeshi naturalist and science writer.[1] He was awarded Bangla Academy Award in 1987 and Ekushey Padak in 2015 by the Government of Bangladesh for his work in language and literature.[2]

In 1962 he left Barisal to join the faculty of Notre Dame College, Dhaka and worked until 1974. Then, he moved to Moscow to work for Progress Publishers as a translator.

Sharma died of kidney disease on September 15, 2017 in Dhaka, Bangladesh at the age of 88.[3]

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  1. দ্বিজেন শর্মা [Dwijen Sharma]. Gunijan Trust (in Bengali). Archived from the original on April 18, 2015. Retrieved April 17, 2015.
  2. "14 honoured with Ekushey Padak 2015". The Daily Star. February 9, 2015.
  3. "Noted naturalist Dwijen Sharma passes away". The Daily Star. September 15, 2017.

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