Birla, Chancellor and one of the founding members of BITS Pilani breathed his last in
the morning of Saturday, the 30th August, 2008 at Kolkata after a brief
A condolence meeting of the students and staff members of the
Institute was held at Pilani on 30 August 2008 evening in the quadrangle of Faculty
Division II and emotion choked Dr LK Maheshwari after describing Dr KK Birla's
personality, read out the condolence resolution.