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India’s first Sanskrit institution, the Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, was established in Tirupati , Andhra Pradesh in 1961.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

On Sanskrit Diwas, a look at what govts did for the ancient language | Opinion

Hindusatan Times, New Delhi | By Rakesh Goswami
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2019 10:52 AM IST
From Jawahar Lal Nehru to Indira Gandhi to Rajiv Gandhi, all major decisions for the development and promotion of Sanskrit language in India came about during prime ministers from the Congress party.
A Tibetan prayer wheel in Swayambunath Temple. The text written in each wheel is in Sanskrit.(Shutterstock)
A Tibetan prayer wheel in Swayambunath Temple. The text written in each wheel is in Sanskrit.(Shutterstock)

Sanskrit Diwas 2018, significance and history of this day

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2018 09:27 AM IST
Sanskrit Diwas was first celebrated in 1969 and comprises various events which talk about the impact and importance of Sanskrit.
Sanskrit Diwas 2018: While the language is often associated with pujas and religious functions, there is also a wealth of popular literature associated with the language.(Shutterstock)
Sanskrit Diwas 2018: While the language is often associated with pujas and religious functions, there is also a wealth of popular literature associated with the language.(Shutterstock)

Sanskrit Diwas, 6 popular books that were originally written in the classical language

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2018 09:27 AM IST
Sanskrit Diwas 2018: There are many popular works that were originally written in Sanskrit. Can you guess which ones?
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