CA. Rahul Roy, past President of the ICAI passed away last night.
CA. Roy was born on 4th October, 1963 and became the youngest President of the ICAI in the year 1998-99 at the age of 34. He was elected to the Central Council for the first time for the term 1995-98 and was elected as the Vice President in the first term itself. He served the Council for two terms from 1995 to 2001. Prior to that, he was elected to the Eastern India Regional Council for the term 1992-95. During his tenure in the EIRC which he served for one term, he served as its Secretary, Vice Chairman and Chairman.
CA. Roy represented India in the IFAC’s Ethics Committee of IFAC and in the Steering Group on Formulations for Extractive Industries of the International Accounting Standards Committee.
CA. Roy is survived by his wife, Mrs. Soma Roy and a 14 year old daughter, Rohini.
The cremation will take place at 2.00 PM tomorrow i.e. 20th November, 2009 at Kolkata. Prior to that, at 12.00 noon tomorrow, his body will be kept at EIRC premises for members, students and others to pay their last respects.