Bangladesh authorities finally free Suchitra`s home

IANS| Updated: Jul 16, 2014, 19:18 PM IST

Dhaka: Bengali film legend Suchitra Sen`s ancestral home in Bangladesh`s Pabna district was Wednesday finally freed from the clutches of the Imam Ghazali Institute after more than a three-decade tussle.

District administration officials led by land officer and executive magistrate Shamim Ara Rini took possession of the one-storeyed house in the town`s Gopalpur neighbourhood Wednesday afternoon, reportedly.

Authorities had earlier tried but failed to free Suchitra`s home due to legal obstacles.

But the full copy of a Supreme Court verdict released July 10 cleared all barriers.

Born in 1931, Rama Dasgupta Krishna is better known as Suchitra Sen. She spent her childhood in the house in Pabna`s Hemsagar Lane before her family moved to India during the 1947 Partition.