Puri, April 18: Eminent dramatist and playwright Batraj Dev Goswami succumbed to Covid-19 on Saturday. He was 73.
He breathed his last while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Kolkata.
In another tragic incident, Goswami’s wife Radharani (52) also succumbed to the virus few hours after his death.
Goswami was the grandson of the premiere cinematographer of the first Odia movie ‘Sita Bibaha’. He was a well-known artist of Odisha who wrote a series of screen plays for theatre, drama and radio, those garnered a spectacular affiliation from the audience.