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OBITUARY- Ashin Das Gupta (1932-1998)

OBITUARY- Ashin Das Gupta (1932-1998)

Ashin Das Gupta (1932-1998) Rudrangshu Mukherjee ASHIN DAS GUPTA, who died in Calcutta on June 4 after a protracted illness, was born on August 22, 1932. He studied in Mitra School in Bhowanipore and then at Presidency College. He read science at the intermediate level and decided to shift to history honours, It was while studying history that his brilliance came to its own. He took firsts in his BA and MA examinations and took a PhD from the University of Cambridge where he was at Fitzwilliam College.

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