Relatives, friends, neighbors and supporters of the Chinya family gathered in Portal Park on July 25 for a candlelight vigil in honor of that was being .
The sadness on Vista Court, where the , turned to remembering the joy Amartya brought to everyone he touched as people spoke in his honor at the vigil.
In the attached video, children from the neighborhood who played with Amartya remember his curiosity and adventurous spirit. Others recalled how Amartya had the type of personality and charisma to draw others to him.
If you knew Amartya or his parents, Arvind and Mala Chinya, please share your memories here.