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Rabeya Khatun

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Rabeya Khatun
রাবেয়া খাতুন
Born(1935-12-27)27 December 1935
Died3 January 2021(2021-01-03) (aged 85)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Fazlul Haque
(m. 1952; died 1990)
Awardsfull list

Rabeya Khatun (27 December 1935 – 3 January 2021)[1] was a Bangladeshi novelist.[2] As of 2008, she wrote over 50 novels and more than 400 short stories. Her works include essays, novels, research, short stories, religious history and travelogues. She was awarded Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1973, Ekushey Padak in 1993 and Independence Day Award in 2017 by the Government of Bangladesh.[3][4][5]

Khatun died 3 January 2021 at her residence in Gulshan, Dhaka.[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Novelist Rabeya Khatun no more". The Daily Star. 2021-01-03. Retrieved 2021-01-03.
  2. "80th birthday of Rabeya Khatun today". theindependentbd.com. 2015-12-27. Retrieved 2019-08-15.
  3. "পুরস্কারপ্রাপ্তদের তালিকা" [Winners list] (in Bengali). Bangla Academy. Archived from the original on 6 June 2017. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  4. "একুশে পদকপ্রাপ্ত সুধীবৃন্দ" [Ekushey Padak winners list] (in Bengali). Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  5. "স্বাধীনতা পুরস্কারপ্রাপ্ত ব্যক্তি/প্রতিষ্ঠানের তালিকা" [List of the names of personnel and institutions who won the Independence Day Award] (in Bengali). Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved 2019-08-14.

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