The Asian Age

BI­PAN CHAN­DRA R. I. P.

- Shanaya Sharma New Delhi

Bi­pan Chan­dra, an ex­pert in po­lit­i­cal his­tory and eco­nomics, au­thored a num­ber of books that are taught in schools and col­leges. An au­thor­ity on the In­dian In­de­pen­dence move­ment, he was also con­sid­ered an ex­pert on Ma­hatma Gandhi. Chan­dra, who served as the gen­eral pres­i­dent of the In­dian His­tory Congress in 1985, was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2010. In his pass­ing In­dia has lost a great scholar and his­to­rian.

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