Kolkata: His violin has not fallen silent, but 63-year-old Pranab Gupta has lost his most ardent fan, his student-activist son Sudipto Gupta, who would often stand by the bedside listening to the melodious tunes.
"He would come beside the bed and stand motionless listening to my violin. He used to say that my music was an inspiration for him. Who will now listen to my violin," asks Gupta who Tuesday lost his only son Sudipto Gupta allegedly to police beating in the metropolis after his arrest for taking part in a protest.
However, the police have claimed that the activist of the Students Federation of India, the students' wing of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), died after he crashed into a lamp post while being taken to jail.
Inconsolable at the loss, the retired government employee feels empty, helpless.....SEE MORE IN....Who will listen now to my violin, asks Sudipto Gupta`s father