President award for Sanskrit, Pali or Prakrit, Arabic and Persian language conferred [ Current Affairs ]

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The President of India Pranab Mukherjee awarded to three category Certificate of Honour to eminent scholars of Sanskrit, Pali/Prakrit, Arabic and Persian at a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi. Mukherjee also conferred the Maharishi Badrayan Vyas Samman to young scholars for the year 2014.

Recipients of the President’s Certificate of Honour for Sanskrit language

  • Manohar Vidyalankar
  • S Sambanda Sivacharya
  • Jagadgurunimbarkacharya Shri
  • Radhasarveshwarshadevacharya Shri Sjriji Maharaj
  • Dr. Rama Shankar Tripathi
  • V Krishnamurthy Ghanapatigal
  • Areyar Srirama Sharma
  • R Krishnamurthy Sastri
  • Dr. Francois Grimal
  • Raja S Giri Acharya
  • Prof. Radhavallabh Tripathi
  • Chellam Srinivasa Somayaji
  • Prof. Vempaty Kutumba Sastry
  • Padamshri Prof. Om Prakash Upadhyay
  • Prof. Dr. Shashi Prabha Kumar

The Certificate of Honour for Sanskrit (International) was awarded to–

  • Prof. Pierre-Sylvain Filliozat.

Recipients of Certificate of Honour for Arabic language

  • Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Rahmathullah
  • Prof. Nisar Ahmad Ansari Azmi

Recipients of Certificate of Honour for Persian and Pali/Prakrit language

  • Prof. Shameen Akhtar (Persian)
  • Mahopadhyaya Vinay Sagar (Pali/Prakrit)

Maharishi Badrayan Vyas Samman award (age group of 30 to 40 years) selected for the four Scholars in Sanskrit, one each in Arabic, Persian and Pali/Prakrit.

- Published on: March 25, 2015