3 thoughts on “Romabai De [nee Dutta Gupta]

  1. My mother’s name is spelt at Romabai De [nee Dutta Gupta]. Her parents were Barindra Kumar Dutta Gupta, General Manager, Torrence and Sons, and Belarani Dutta Gupta. Her paternal grandparents were Sarat Kumar Dutta Gupta, Indian Audit and Accounts Service. Accountant General, Government of India and Sarojubala Dutta Gupta.

  2. Barindra Kumar Dutta Gupta’s parents were Sarat Kumar Dutta Gupta, Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Accountant General of India and Sarojubala Debi Dutta Gupta. His other children were Lilabai Sen [nee Dutta Gupta] wife of Kumud Sen, IAAS, Account General of India, Mirabai Dutta Gupta, first-MLA [Bhowanipore constituency] and founder-Principal, Surendranath College for Women, and Bina Sen [nee Dutta Gupta], wife of Barrister Prabhat Sen. Sarat Dutta Gupta’s third brother was Karuna Dutta Gupta, District Engineer, Public Works Department. He was an early and star student of Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur. His son-in-law was Biren Sen, IAAS, Account General. Biren Sen’s son was Major Amitabha Sen, Deputy Chief Mechanical Engineer, South Eastern Railways. His sons-in-law were Ashok Ray, IFS, Ambassador to Hungary, husband of Gayatri Ray, who runs the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust, 1, Safdarjung, New Delhi and Debabrata Dutta, IAS, of the World Bank. Another son-in-law was Ajit Das Gupta, Professor at ISI. Sarat Dutta Gupta’s second brother’s son-in-law was Jogesh Chandra Das Gupta, eminent Congressman from Howrah, after whom Jogesh Chandra Law College is named, and whose son was Shanti Das Gupta, MLA, Education Minister, Government of West Bengal, 1977. Another son of the second brother was Sukumar Dutta Gupta, IMS. Sarat Dutta Gupta’s eldest brother’s grandson was Dilip Gupta, eminent cameraman, who shot Bimal Roy’s Madhumati and Chaya among other movies.

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