Papiya touched the lives of uncounted numbers in myriad ways. The unique aura of her academic accomplishments, intellectual virtousity, verve, vivacity and caring empathy was redoubtable. The spontaneous outpouring of deep feelings on her heinous end bear more than eloquent testimony to it.
Tributes : Family – Excerpts
My Historian Friend
Though married to a family of historians, I had tried to keep my distance from History, with a typical Technocrat’s arrogance, which ...
From Jaya Ghosh
It is very difficult for me to think of Papiya in the past tense. She was seven years younger than me . I treated her as one of my kids in many ways...
My Very Dearest Sister
“Karmayogi” is a description that would aptly describe Papiya
From Papiya’s youngest sister and soulmate for all times.
The real connection between Bihar and my sister, Papiya, has puzzled many who knew her socially and professionally…
Bumble used to call me “son”
How fortunate I was all those years, and I did not know it. I had a second mother in Bumble Mashi.
I Miss you
I am like you in so many ways.There’s no better way to remember you than to see so much of you in me.Thank you for all you did for us .Thank you for being the jaan of the family.Thank you for being you.Bumble, you’re ‘ my immortal’.I miss you!! JAGRITI KUMAR , Papiya’s niece (Excerpts […]
Tributes : Dignitaries, Colleagues, Friends – Excerpts
President of India
A. P.J. Abdul Kalam
Bihar Legislative Assembly
Dated 8th Dec 2006
Of Undivided Commitment
A Tribute To Papiya Ghosh (1953 - 2006)
By Kumkum Sangari In Biblio, January-February, 2007.
The Last Laugh
24 December 2006, Times Of India, New Delhi.
Papiya Ghosh : In Memoriam
By Supriya Roychowdhury In Economic And Political Weekly, January 13, 2007.
Papiya Ghosh 1953-2006
By Jyotirmaya Sharma, In Seminar, February, 2007
Papiya Ghosh, A Committed Academician, Was One Of The Oldest Subscribers Of The Book Review. She Was Murdered On 3 December 2006.
By Meena Bhargava In The Book Review Vol. Xxxi, No. 1, January 2007
The Wire : Remembering the Unfinished Work of Papiya Ghosh
Whenever one hears the famous historian E.H. Carr’s remark about history being an ‘unending dialogue between the past and the present’, one is reminded of an untiring historian, Papiya Ghosh (1953-2006), who did not live to see the traction her works could potentially generate.