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A Committed Tibetologist-Nirmal Chandra Sinha, 1911-97

Nirmal Chandra Sinha, 1911-97 Dawa Norbu THE passing away of Nirmal Chandra Sinha on August 3. 1997 at Siliguri was as quiet as the man himself'. The news was not disclosed even to the tibetological circles in which he had occupied a preeminent position during the last four decades. His last publication An Introduction to the History and Religion of Tibet (1991) does not even mention any of his previous works, especially his famous essays which made him one of the pioneering Tibetologists in post-colonial India .This was typical of Nirmal Chandra Sinha. I le was a quiet, soft-spoken gentleman, and a formidable intellectual.

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