Sad Moments

Ex-student Samit Layek and family passed away

Samit Layek (1987 batch)

With heavy heart we sadly inform that Samit Layek, ex-student from 1987 batch, expired in a road accident near Hura, Purulia along with his wife and younger daughter on 25th December, 2018.

May their souls rest in peace is our prayer to the Almighty.

Ex-student Samir Payne passed away

With deepest grief we like to inform you all that Sri Samir Kumar Payne of 1966 batch, ex General Secretary of the Alumni association passed away today (19th October, 2018) at his residence in Genexx Valley, Joka, Kolkata.

He left behind his wife and son.

One of the main architects of building our Alumni Association, Samir da, elder brother of Pradip Payne of 1968 batch, was an outstanding goalkeeper and a remarkable Tabla player.

He will be remembered for his very jovial nature and his immense contribution in building this Alumni Association.

Ex-student Soumendu Mukherjee passed away

Soumendu Mukherjee, ex-student from 1987 batch, passed away at Pune on 27th September night. He was suffering from Swine Flu. He was the brother of Nirmalendu Mukherjee of 1982 batch.

May his soul rest in peace.

Ex-student Bijaysankar Ray passed away

Bijaysankar Ray

The Association deeply mourns the death of Bijaysankar Ray, ex-student from 1988 batch. He passed away on 26th June, 2018 at 10:30 pm at AMRI hospital in Salt Lake, Kolkata.

A BE from JU, Bijay served CESC and IBM in his lifetime. He is survived by his parents, wife and brother Sujaysankar Ray of 1994 batch.

May his soul rest in peace is our prayer to Sri Sri Thakur.

Asoke Sinha da passed away

Teachers with Rana Sengupta

Asoke Sinha da, ex Geography teacher of Vidyapith, passed away this morning.

He fell down and was subsequently hospitalised yesterday. He was being moved to Kolkata today but expired on the way at Disergarh.

Asoke da's sons Kingshuk Sinha (1985 batch) and Soujanya Sinha (1994 batch) are also ex-students of Vidyapith.

May his soul rest in peace is our prayer to the Almighty.

Smaran Sabha of Kalipada Maharaj

Balaram Mandir remembers Swami Putanandaji

Vidyapith will be observing a smaran sabha in memory of the most revered Swami Putanandaji Maharaj on 21st April, 2018 at Vidyapith auditorium from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

Ramakrishna Math (Balaram Mandir) will also observe programmes on that day in his memory. Details are attached.

Dr Dinabandhu Kundu passed away

Dr Dinabandhu Kundu, ex-student from 1980 batch, expired at 5pm today at Institute of Neuro Sciences, Kolkata.

The Association mourns his death. May his soul rest in peace.

Smaran Sabha of Kalipada Maharaj

Kalipada Maharaj

Alumni Association will be organising a Smaran Sabha in memory of our very beloved Kalipada Maharaj on 5th May, 2018 at Marble Palace from 5 pm. Swami Jnanalokanandaji, the present Secretary Maharaj of Vidyapith has consented his presence therein.

All members of Vidyapith fraternity are cordially invited to join.

Bhandara in memory of Kalipada Maharaj

Ramakrishna Math, Balaram Mandir will be organising a Bhandara in memory of Srimat Swami Putanandaji Maharaj on 21st April, 2018 at their premises.

Kalipada Maharaj left for Sri Ramakrishnalok


With deepest grief we inform that our respected and beloved Kalipada Maharaj aka Swami Putanandaji has left for Sri Ramakrishnalok at 5:25 pm today, 9th April, 2018. He was under treatment at RKM Seva Pratishthan.

Maharaj's body will be at Balaram Mandir tonight. Tomorrow at 9 am he will be taken to Belur Math for last rituals.

Needless to say, he will always be at the heart of thousands of students as love personified.

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