Noted historian Bipin Chandra passes away
Story Dated: Saturday, August 30, 2014 05:24 hrs EDT
Noted historian Bipin Chandra died today at his residence here after prolonged illness.
He was 86.
"He had not been keeping well since last few months. He passed away at 6 AM," his family said.
A Padma Bhushan awardee, Chandra had donned multiple roles including that of chairperson of the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Member of the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Chairman of the National Book Trust (NBT).