Prof. Ashish Bose, one of the leading demographers known nationally and internally passed away today(7.4.2014) in New Delhi. He was sick for the past few months. Prof. Bose will always be remembered for his tremendous contributions to the subject of Demography and Population Study ( and words coined BIMARU, Decimal Demographers….). He was instrumental in organizing the IUSSP conference in New Delhi in 1987 as well as in drafting the national population policy of India, 2000. The IASSH members fraternity conveys its deep condolence to his bereaved family members and prays to God that may his soul rest in peace in the heaven.