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
The real connection between Bihar and my sister, Papiya, has puzzled many who knew her socially and professionally…
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
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
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.