A renowned scientist Prof. Yash Pal passed away in Noida Monday night. He was 90. He reportedly was treated for cancer about a few years ago. Prof Yash Pal is credited for having taken the science to masses and hosted a popular show ‘Turning Point’ back in 90s. PM Modi tweeted, that he is “Pained by Professor Yash Pal’s demise. We have lost a brilliant scientist & academician who made a lasting contribution to Indian education.” The PM also said: “Interacted with Professor Yash Pal extensively on many occasions including the National Children’s Science Congress in Gujarat in 2009.”
The Prime Minister also shared some pictures of him with Professor Yash Pal from National Children’s Science Congress 2009.