IN MEMORIAM


Meera Banerjee: a tribute


By Arun Maharajan (’99 E&I)

Prof. Meera Banerjee, ex-faculty, BITS, Pilani and chief warden of Meera Bhawan, passed into the ages on January 30, 2008. She was a role model and idol to many BITSians. Arun presents a compilation of thoughts and memories of some BITSian women on an iconic personality, an edifice of an era.

Meera Banerjee, MBans as she was fondly known by the MBites was an amazing person. She has been one of the few persons I looked up to in my life. I have always admired her for her charisma, boldness and the command she had over the girls, riding her cycle at her age...

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Dr. C.R.Mitra, former Director, BITS Pilani: in memoriam


The BITSAA Sandpaper team

BITS mourns the demise of Dr. C.R.Mitra, former Director, BITS Pilani

The sun set on the life of legendary Former Director - BITS Pilani, Dr. C.R. Mitra as he breathed last on 28th August 2008. Dr Chittaranjan Mitra (CRM), also referred as “Dynamo Diro”, headed the institution for 20 years from 1969-1989...

 

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Laxman Mohanty: in memoriam


The BITSAA Sandpaper team

Laxman Mohanty (1965-2008) touched our lives with his dedication and passion

Laxman Mohanty, ’83 batch EEE, a very dear and accomplished alumni member who was an integral part of the Sandpaper Team passed away on August 12, 2008...

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Dr. K. K. Birla: in memoriam


The BITSAA Sandpaper team

The passing of an era: BITS Pilani mourns the demise of Dr. K.K. Birla

August 30th, 2008 was clearly a black day in the history of BITS-Pilani, as students, staff and alumni bemoan the sudden demise of Dr. K.K. Birla, Chancellor and founding member, BITS-Pilani at Kolkata after a brief illness.

Dr K.K. Birla was a man of many facets...

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