The former Ambassador of NDIA in Nepal and modern Indian historian bhimal Prasad died in New Delhi on 92-year-old age. He was a close associate of independence activist, social reformer Jayaprakash Narayan who total revolution movement had pioneered in 1974/75. About Bhimal Bhimal Prasad Prasad (born in 1925) was intellectual with Socialist tendencies and was known for his postcolonial analysis of the Indian independence movement. Professor: he was professor of South Asian Studies and Dean of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and history at the University of Patna had learned. Ambassador: he was appointed Ambassador to Nepal by Prime Minister Chandrashekhar (1991-1995).
Books: Prasad had written a number of books about JP’s philosophy and life including “socialism, Sarvodaya and democracy ‘, ‘ Gandhi, Nehru and JP, Studies in Leadership” and “A revolutionary Quest. ‘ Other offices: he served as President of Institute of Gandhi’s investigations (Varanasi), Director of Gandhi Smriti and Memorial, Honorary Fellow of Nehru Memorial Museum and library (NMML) and honorary Director of Rajendra Prasad Academy (New Delhi). He was also Senior Fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London and a Visiting Professor at the University of Leeds.