TNI Bureau: Renowned Bengali littérateur Sunil Gangopadhyay dies at the age of 78. He was suffering from several ailments for a long time. The writer suffered a massive cardiac arrest in the wee hours today and breathed his last at his residence in Kolkata. He is survived by his wife and son.
He was also the Founder-Editor of ‘Krittibas’, a seminal poetry magazine, which provided a great platform to the budding poets. Sunil used pen-names Nil Lohit, Sanatan Pathak and Nil Upadhyay in literature.