A few words trying to honor the memories of Shri Ram Kumar Upadhyay and Shri Arun Kumar Das, two of my high school teachers. Continue reading Memories of Narendrapur: Remembering Arun-da and Ram Kumar-da
Today marks 2 years since that fateful day when Ajit Sengupta passed away. As one of the many admirers and students of this wonderful teacher, my heart fills with an indescribable heaviness as I sit down top type out this post. As all his students remember, he had a unique posture while teaching. He never sat down during class. He stood, with one of his … Continue reading Ajit Sengupta: Burning Bright
My high school Biology teacher remains one of the most influential people in my life. He was not only a teacher of the Life Sciences, but also, of the science of life. And today marks the completion of a year since he passed away.
As I stumble through one of the most difficult phases of my life, I miss his guiding light, his friendly smile which was almost always followed by a mischievous wink.
He was an erudite scholar, not only in the sciences, but also in many other subjects. While such a statement would conjure images like this to the minds of the ones that do not know him:
to us, his students, who actually knew him and had come in contact with him, he was more like this:
This is a repost from my old blog. Something happened today morning to remind me of the fact that as medical students we go through some of the worst times in our lives, and it never pays to give up in the struggle for life. I am trying to mask the identities and changing the names and stuff, but anyone who knows me personally will … Continue reading Another Brick in the Wall
I wrote in a previous post about the passing away of Nikhil Charan Bose or our beloved Nikhil-da. A memorial program will be held to honor his memory on Thursday, 24th of February, 2011, at 5 PM at: Ramgarh Community Center Beside Mukul Bose School Ganguly Bagan I would strongly request any of his ex students reading this, to come to the memorial service to … Continue reading Memorial Program for Nikhil Charan Bose
Nikhil Charan Bose is no more… Nikhil Charan Bose, or Nikhil-da as we knew him, was one of the major pillars which supported the august institution of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Narendrapur, my alma mater. I got a phone call from one of my teachers (Sarad-da) yesterday telling me that he had passed away on the 11th of February, 2011. The shock was so great that … Continue reading Nikhil Charan Bose Passes Away: The End of an Era
They say we never really get out of High School. All our lives. Everywhere we go, there is the same competition, the cliques, the coercion, the politicking, the authoritarian tyranny, just in modified forms. I sort of believe that to be true. And that is why, I wanna go to my High School Reunion this year around and see how things have shaped up for … Continue reading It Is That Time of the Year Again: Part II – High School Reunion