New Delhi, Aug 30 : Noted historian Bipan Chandra died on Saturday morning. He was 86, reports said.
Considered to be one of India’s foremost scholars on Mahatma Gandhi, Chandra authored a number of books such as The Rise and Growth of Economic Nationalism, Communalism: A Primer, The Epic Struggle, Freedom Struggle and many more. He was also an expert on India’s national movement.
Chandra taught at the University of Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). He was associated with the University Grants Commission (UGC) of New Delhi as well.
Sources said the cremation will take place at Lodi Road crematorium at 3 pm on Saturday./IBNS