Family, Friends & People

More Remembrances

Met Papiya in 1972 in Patna and last we met in her fateful house at 168 Patliputra Colony, Patna on 13.11.2006. We pray for the peace and tranquility of her soul.

Parimal Ghosh & Trisha Ghosh,
D-2/2430, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110070.

Indrani and I always cherish memories of someone who has been so tragically torn from us and the world.

Sumit Guha,
21, Coan Pl. Motuchen, NJ 08840, U.S.A.

Dr. Papiya spent her life for the cause of the intellectual development of all her students. She was a courageous woman who showed other women how to be independent and liberated.

Sister Tirumala,
Notre Dame Academy, PP Colony, Patna.

I have lost a friend and a member of my family. But you will always remain in my heart and mind.

Pakhi Bhatia,
A-37 Gulmohar Park, New Delhi-49.

We met in the Department on Friday and I will keep on meeting you in my thoughts.

There is nothing in the world that can take away your shine and your brightness. You will always be there with us, the students, and in the world of academics.

May your soul rest in peace.

Maya Shankar,
Dept. of History, Patna University.

Such a bright presence. Her work will live on, and equally the happiness she brought to everyone.

Razia Ismail Abbasi,
A64 Gulmohar Park, New Delhi-110049.

Our parents were friends/colleagues in Patna. The Ghosh’s (their 4 daughters) were a part of our lives and growing years. When I was myself a young girl, I knew Papiya as a baby and was so happy when she grew up to be a brilliant scholar and a, wonderful human being. It is difficult to accept what happened – may her soul rest in peace. She will never be forgotten!

Vineeta Rai
4B Ashok Road, New Delhi.

What happened to Papiya – a courageous, dignified woman – leading an outstanding life, must never be allowed to happen. It affects women everywhere. Therefore, we need to write & fight for the facts to come out. Can this be a mere burglary? There is a collapse of systems here and Papiya is a victim of that more then any thing else.

Rohni & Viren Chhabra
“Aatma” B4/19, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi-29.

Papiya was more than a friend, she was in fact a dear sister and a close friend. Many of us are yet to reconcile ourselves to this loss and may never do so. May the Almighty give her in heaven what he deprived on her on earth.

Jawhar Sircar,
C II/50 Satya Marg,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-21.