Bipan Chandra

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Bipan Chandra
Died30 August 2014
AwardsPadma Bhushan
Academic background
Alma mater
Doctoral advisorBishweshwar Prasad
Academic work
Notable studentsMajid Siddiqui, Mridula Mukherjee

Bipan Chandra (1928-30 August 2014[1]) was an Indian historian. He wrote about economic and political history of modern India. He specialized on the national movement and is considered to be one India's greatest scholars on Mahatma Gandhi. He wrote several books, including The Rise and Growth of Economic Nationalism.

Chandra died on the morning of 30 August 2014, at his home in Gurgaon, after a long-illness, aged 86.[2]

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  1. "Historian Bipan Chandra is dead". 30 August 2014. Archived from the original on 30 August 2014. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  2. "Historian Bipan Chandra Dies At The Age of 86". NDTV. 30 August 2014.