Vinod Kumar Bansal, the founder of Bansal classes, and the pioneer of Kota coaching industry passed away on Monday at the age of 71 after a prolonged illness, his son said. His son Sameer Bansal told, that his father was suffering from multiple diseases including muscular dystrophy, he also tested Covid-19 positive but four days back his report came out negative.
The founder of fantasy akhada, Amit Purohit expressed gratitude and thanked him on his twitter handle for starting whole education revolution and showing direction.
Every time you see the Byju’s ad on TV over the next few days, take some time off and pray that the legendary Bansal Sir’s soul RIP. The whole education revolution that we see today was started years back by this man on a wheelchair! Thank you #Bansalsir for showing direction! pic.twitter.com/ajwPgbKRaV
— Amit Purohit (@purohita87) May 3, 2021
Many students and educationist shared the sad news of his demise on their Twitter handles and told how good mathematician he was and that they still cannot believe his no more . Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla condoled the death of Bansal and said his death was an irreparable loss for the entire academic fraternity. He said that that due to Muscular dystrophy, his lungs were already damaged and further it got worsened due to COVID-19 infection. Allen Career Institute director Naveen Maheshwari also made a remark , said, V K Bansal was a great mathematician and pioneer of coaching classes in Kota and the space vacated with his death is hard to fill.
REACTIONS ON TWITTER
We can see from the following tweets how much love and respect he has created in the hearts of his students and fellow educationists.
Kota earlier used to known as Industrial city in 80s because of JK like plants, Bansal Sir was engineer there also.
But when he started teaching Kota transformed itself to Education City.
An end of Era for Kota in true words. https://t.co/5gMXvj6iSw
— Shivank Gautam | शिवांक गौतम (@shivankgtm) May 3, 2021
Coaching industry lost it’s pioneer today, a very big loss!
— It happens only In Kota (@ithappensinkota) May 3, 2021
It came as a shock to all of us. We have all lost an icon – VK Bansal Sir 🙏. Throughout his life, Bansal Sir has been exceptional – He, with his dedication, efforts, student first approach, has set records for others to follow and achieve. I pray that God rest his soul in peace. pic.twitter.com/mcJ40P5r13
— Maqsood Ahmed (@maqsood_amd) May 3, 2021
Bansal sir played the most pivotal role in my life. Some students are bright, but many are like me, who are not, and for them a great teacher can make a massive difference.
I am the product of @BansalClasses
and thousands more like me
Genesis of #KotaFactory
Om Shanti 🙏 pic.twitter.com/tcHDm2ufOs
— Gagan Goyal (@Goyal4Gagan) May 3, 2021