1953 – 2006
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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