Published On: Mon, Dec 7th, 2015

Scholar Dr BD Sharma No More

Gwalior: Former IAS officer and noted scholar Dr Brahm Dev Sharma, popularly known Dr BD Sharma, passed away here.

Former IAS Officer Dr BD Sharma No More

Former IAS Officer Dr BD Sharma No More

He was 86.

He was ailing since last one year and breathed his last at his residence yesterday.

The last rites were performed today here.

Sharma hogged limelight when he was Bastar district Collector in undivided Madhya Pradesh, for launching a slew of welfare schemes for well being of tribals.

He was among the interlocutors who played a vital role in the release of abducted the then Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon who was kidnapped by Maoists in April 2012.

The scholar was former chairman of national Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Commission and former vice- chancellor of Shillong University.


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