OCA Mailing List – an update

Keeping your OCA Profile / Contact Details UPDATED helps us continue to communicate with you and send you news and articles specific to BCS and the OCA. 

  • FOR OCs ALREADY on the Mailing List:
    We appreciate that you take a minute and update your own details/OCA Listing via the link sent to you earlier today by email. If you have not received such an email or would like for us to send it again, please send me a message

We have added an [optional] box for you to let us know your Anniversary Date. This is simply for us to send you a greeting message on your anniversary 🙂

  • FOR OCs NOT YET on the Mailing List:
    The OCA Mailing List has recently seen many new OCs sign-up but we are still missing many OCs on this listing. We appreciate please subscribe. It is a simple process and takes less than a minute to fill out THIS simple form.

Many thanks for your time!

Regards,
OCA Webmaster

This community website links and brings together, globally, all Old Cottonians of Bishop Cotton School Simla. It is not specific to any one country or chapter of the OCA.

Volunteers

We’d like to have a few OCs who can take on some aspects of the online website and social media options. Old Cottonians who wish to assist the Webmaster, volunteer their time gratis, unconditionally, and long-term: should write to us via the FORM below:

How much time are you able to provide:

What you would like to assist with:
(You may select multiple options, by holding down the CMD key on Mac or CNTRL key on Windows based machines)

Type in the details if you selected "OTHERS" above:

Your BCS House

Your BCS Batch year

Your contact phone number [incl country and area code]:

BCS Teacher Leela Goel [née Advani] passed on

Leela Advani [later married name Goel] passed on at the age of 91 at New Delhi on 23rd September 2019 of old age complications. She was cremated at Lodhi Crematorium Delhi on 25/9/19.

Miss Advani” as she was known at BCS, taught English during 1953~55 and went back to Lucknow in ’55 to do a second Masters [in English, after having done an earlier one in Anthropology]. She then taught English at Isabella Thoburn College Lucknow after completing her Masters in English.

Upcoming events

IMPORTANT EVENTS

This community website links and brings together, globally, all Old Cottonians of Bishop Cotton School Simla. It is not specific to any one country or chapter of the OCA.

Down memory lane: Mr. Tuli / Mr & Mrs. Shankar / Mr & Mrs. Roshan Lal

BCS Founder’s Day
Year Unknown [between 1964~1976?]

Dr. Y. S. Parmar [first CM of Himachal Pradesh] meeting BCS Staff.

Seen in the photo [left to right]:
Dr. Parmar – Mr. Anil ChaudharyMrs. Chaudhary – Mr. Roshan Lal Vashisht –  Mrs. Roshan Lal – Mr. Gauri Shankar [shaking hands with Dr.  Parmar] – Mrs. Shankar – Mr. L.C. Tuli.

Photo sent by Rajiv Shankar -1962-1974 Curzon – [Mr. Gauri Shankar’s son]