Sad to know this, my condolences to the you and family.
RIP.With a heavy heart, I hate to inform you that my father Soumitra Basu (the "sou" in the username) has passed away on 10 March 2022 at 7:45 AM IST. He was diagnosed with stage IV metastatic lung cancer in June 2021. Since then, we have been fighting, here in Kolkata and then in Mohali, Punjab. However, he passed away of sceptic shock from pneumonia in Kolkata, his home town.
Although Dad's public life had almost ceased since last year, he was still optimistic about defeating cancer. He was a regular visitor of this forum, and I have often seen him dreaming of the mountains through others' travelogues.
We had never thought he would pass away so early, at just 53 years of age. It's really difficult to hold back the tears.
On a side note, I request the admins/moderators not to close this account as I ("rik" in the username) will still be lurking around here.
Oh!I lost my father to Delta Last year.
God gave me strength to deal with situation.