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Syed Haq flown to London for treatment
Eminent writer Syed Shamsul Haq was taken to London on Friday for the treatment of his lung disease.
President of Jatiya Kabita Parishad Dr.Muhammad Samad told UNB on Saturday that the prolific writer and poet was admitted to Royal Marsden Hospital in London as he has been suffering from critical lungs disease.
Syed Shamsul Haq has been acclaimed as on of the very few ambidextrous writers, expressing his genius through poems, short stories, novels, plays, adaptation of plays, and cinema scripts.
He was born in Kurigram on December 27 in 1935. He had already been honoured with the Bangla Academy Award and Ekushey Padak.