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- 384 pages
- Bhaskar Ghose
- 28 November 2017 Bhaskar Ghose
Fraterhouse, A College Originally For Men But Now Co Educational, Was Founded In The 1880s By A Group Of Scholars From A Monastic Order Based In Oxford In Independent India The Links With Oxford Inevitably Grew Tenuous Those Among The Teachers Who Were English Left The Links With Oxford Were Not, However, Severed A Trust Set Up By A Former Banker Who Had Worked In India , The Nicholls Trust, Regularly Sent Out Two Lecturers From Oxford For Terms That Could Last Four Years.The Story Is Mainly Of Nirmal Hazra A Distinguished Product Of The College, Of His Disastrous Involvement, In His First Years As A Teacher, With Aishani Mitra, A Student Of His Growing Interest In Emily Desanges, One Of The Nicholls Trust Scholars Of James Ellis, The Other Nicholls Scholar, Deeply Interested In Sanskrit Literature, Who Falls In Love With Amanda Murray, A Diplomat In The U.K High Commission.As The Seasons That Make Up A Year Change, So Do The Stories Of The Persons Linked To Fraterhouse Some End, But Are Renewed In Other Forms, Like The Seasons Only The College Endures.
Bhaskar Ghose was educated in Mumbai and Delhi and joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1960, retiring from it after thirty six years He served in various capacities both in the government of West Bengal, the state to which he was assigned, and in the Government of India He has held the posts of Director General, Doordarshan, Secretary, Department of Culture in the Ministry of Human Resou