- Vinod Chowdhury
Vinod Chowdhury (d.
June 10, 2008) was an Indian economist, international relationsexpert and long-time professorat St. Stephen's College in Delhi. cite news |first=Hamari |last=Jamatia|title=Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Country Brief – April 2008 |url=http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/Veteran-professor-of-St-Stephens-passes-away/321145/ |work= Express India|publisher= |date=2008-06-11 |accessdate=2008-07-04]
alumnusof St. Stephen's College and the Delhi School of Economics, Chowdhury taught economics at his alma materfor more than 30 years, and also served as Head of the Department. In addition to his teaching, Chowdhury founded the Commonwealth Collegiate Societyat the college, which trains students in debatingand then sends them to compete in other countries within the Commonwealth of Nations. Chowdhury also served as Head of the Staff Council at the school, including a brief stint as the media advisorto the then St. Stephen's Principal Valson Thampu.
Vinod Chowdhury died of
cardiac arrestat Sant Parmanand Hospital, Delhion June 10, 2008, at the age of 58. His funeral was held at Nigambodh Ghat.
* [http://www.thehindu.com/2008/06/11/stories/2008061161310300.htm The Hindu: Vinod Chowdhury passes away ]
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