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Gopal Gandhi is IAAS chairman

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Former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi. File photo
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Former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi. File photo

Gopalkrishna Gandhi is the new chairman of the governing body of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, and president of its society.

Besides Professor Peter Ronald deSouza, Institute Director, the governing body will include Professors D.L. Sheth, former Member of the Backward Classes Commission; Madhavan Palat, Chief Editor, Nehru Memorial Trust; Chetan Singh, Professor of History, Himachal Pradesh University; Lalji Singh, Vice-Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University; and David Symlieh, Vice-Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University.

A former Governor of West Bengal, Mr. Gandhi has held administrative and diplomatic posts. As an IAS officer (1968 batch), he served in Tamil Nadu till 1985.

Later, he was High Commissioner to South Africa and Lesotho, then to Sri Lanka, and Ambassador to Iceland and Norway.

Mr.gandhi serve to the country as IAS, Indian diplomat, governor of state,
and now IAAS CHAIRMAN. he has done a lot of great for our country.
congrats and good luck.

from:  brajesh sanwaliya meena
Posted on: Mar 10, 2012 at 15:05 IST

A great man of this generation. As a governor of Bengal, he had done a
lot for the poor people. he is a right man in the right place. wish you
all the best.

from:  paban kumar ghosh
Posted on: Mar 7, 2012 at 15:37 IST

congratulations,you deserve for it

from:  ramkumar gupta
Posted on: Mar 7, 2012 at 07:20 IST
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