Kolkata: Popular quiz master Neil O’Brien, who was formerly the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) chief, passed away in Kolkata on Friday.
His son Derek O’Brien, MP and chief national spokesperson of Trinamool Congress, tweeted: “Saddest tweet I’ve ever written. Dad Neil O’Brien gone.Passed at home Kolkata,quiz pioneer, ex ICSE chief, AI community icon, educationist.”
“When the Great Questioner in the Sky asks u that Final Question even a quiz legend does not have an answer.Neil 0’Brien my dad. My champion,” he tweeted.
Neil is a distinguished member of the Anglo Indian community in India.