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Arunachal: Former VC of RGU Prof. A.C. Bhagabati passes away

After a floral tribute by all the members, a two minute of silent mourning and prayer was observed. The University was declared closed for half day as a mark of respect to the departed soul.


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A condolence meeting in the honour of the departed soul of Late Prof. A.C. Bhagabati, the Ex-Vice-Chancellor of RGU the then Arunachal University was conducted at 2.30 PM on 28 October, 2019 in front of the Administrative block which was attended by Prof. Saket Kushwaha, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Tamo Mibang, former Vice Chancellor, Prof. Tomo Riba, Registrar, all the Deans, Directors, Heads of the Department, Officers, administrative employees and students.

Vice Chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha, former Vice Chancellor Prof. Tamo Mibang, Dean of Academic Affairs Prof. Sudhir Kumar Singh and Registrar Prof. Tomo Riba spoke on the occasion. All remembered Late Prof. A.C. Bhagabati to be a true gentlemen, a great soul and a fatherly figured leader who contributed much in building R.G.U., the then Arunachal University as its Vice Chancellor from 6th December 1993 to 5th December 1998.

The condolence message to the family from the University, reads “Though, he is not present with us physically, but RGU community will always feel his presence among us. Still his voice is heard in this Rono Hills, who coined this beautiful name, Rono Hillls & Ronobians. We Ronobians, sincerely pray to the almighty to guide his soul for peaceful rest in the eternal world. We also pray the almighty to give strength to family members to bear at this hour of loss”.

After a floral tribute by all the members, a two minute of silent mourning and prayer was observed. The University was declared closed for half day as a mark of respect to the departed soul.

The RGU Research Scholars’ Forum has expressed grief over the demise of Prof. A. C. Bhagabati, former vice-chancellor of the University who died on October 26 last.

“Absolutely shocked and pained to hear about his death. He was a distinguished anthropologist who created a great intellectual impact on the study of humans and human nature. His research works in the field of anthropology serve as a manual for many young researchers in designing studies, writing papers and reviewing literature in years to come. Our deepest condolences to his family, associates, and countless students,” RGURSF said in a release Tuesday.

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