In order to serve content on our website, we rely on advertising revenue which helps us to ensure that we continue to serve high quality unbiased journalism.
To know how to disable your Ad Blocker, please
Please refresh your page, once Ad Blocker is disabled
Nineteen scholars of Sanskrit,Persian, Arabic and Prakrit were conferred with the 'certificate of honour' by President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday.
The awards, which are given away on Independence Day, were bestowed on 15 Sanskrit scholars, two Arabic scholars, one Persian scholar and one Prakrit scholar.
An award was also given away to a Sanskrit scholar in the international category, said a government statement on Friday.
The distinction is given in recognition of substantial contribution of scholars in the field of Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic and Pali/Prakrit.
The President also gave away 'Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman' to seven scholars in Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic and Prakrit.