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Remembering Amit Kumar Tiwari Durable Link to this BLOG
During my college years at SJCE, Amit Kumar Tiwari was a very good friend. After college, he moved to Allahabad, where he was from, and we exchanged a couple of letters. Then we lost contact.

After the emergence of the Web, I tried to contact him many times, always reaching a wrong Amit Tiwari.

And recently, I learnt that Amit actually died a few years ago due to a tumor in his brain. I couldn't believe it.

This is the year all my batch-mates are celebrating our forty years... calling each other, reconnecting, and renewing our friendships. And I am struck with grief that we won't be contacting Amit. He was a bundle of laughter and energy. My college album aptly describes him as eternally mischievous(scan of the album shown below).

I miss you Amit. I have missed you since 1988. Most of us didn't even know that you were gone. But we remember you with fond memories...

Amit on a tree.. circa 1985.. perhaps during the class trip to Kodaikanal...

(Comments Disabled for Now. Sorry!)First Written: Thursday, March 1, 2007
Last Modified: 3/4/2007 9:07:47 PM

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