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Noted agricultural economist, former CACP chief Abhijit Sen passes away

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Abhijit Sen

Abhijit Sen

Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
Noted agricultural economist and former member of the Planning Commission Abhijit Sen passed away on Monday night, aged 72.

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“He suffered a heart attack around 11 PM. We rushed him to the hospital, but it was all over by the time we got there,” Pronab Sen, his brother, told PTI.

In a career spanning over four decades, Sen taught economics at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, and held several important government positions including the chair of the Commission of Agricultural Cost and Prices.

He was a member of the

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First Published: Aug 30 2022 | 9:34 AM IST

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