Speakers at the event also mentioned the need to take forward Chandra’s unfinished research.
Indian scholarship is doubly bereaved, for it has lost a fine teacher and a good man.
Bipan Chandra’s life celebrated the virtues of revisionism.
Chandra was a passionate historian, but he never let political affiliation get in the way of personal and professional ties.
his last book Making of Modern India: From Marx to Gandhi was published in 2012.
For him, past was a moral drama in more black-white than 50 shades of grey, says Pratap Bhanu Mehta.
Bipan Chandra told to stay on as NBT chief after farewell