Papiya Ghosh

Professor, Author

1953 – 2006

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Who was Papiya Ghosh?

Papiya Ghosh was a historian of South Asian history and a professor of the University of Patna, India. She was found murdered December 3, 2006, along with her elderly housemaid, Malti Devi, apparently as a result of an attempted burglary.

Ghosh, an ethnic Bengali, was the sister of Tuktuk Kumar, an officer of Indian Administrative Service from the West Bengal cadre, and a close associate of the writer Jug Suraiya from the Times of India.

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Born
Oct 8, 1953
Dumka
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Education
  • Patna Women's College
  • University of Delhi
Died
Dec 3, 2006
Patna

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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