Mamata condoles Mahasweta Devi’s passing

Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday condoled the death of eminent writer Mahasweta Devi, saying the state has lost “a glorious mother”.

“India has lost a great writer. Bengal has lost a glorious mother. I have lost a personal guide. Mahashweta Di rest in peace,” Banerjee posted on Twitter.

The Ramon Magsaysay Award winner died following cardiac arrest and multi-organ failure, a doctor said. She was 90.

–IANS

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