By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, April 2: Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit iugurated a two-day semir on Sanskrit titled ‘Sanskrit-its present state and future in Assam’ at Phanidhar Dutta Memorial Hall of Gauhati University today.
Attending the function as the chief guest which was organized by Sanskrit Bharati Assam, the Governor said that Sanskrit is an important subject that not only enlightens, it also enhances one’s knowledge base. He urged the students to use this subject to become wise at the same time as a tool to know our rich antecedents.
The Governor also said that Sanskrit is a language which has a prominence in the land of Assam which is predomintly a confluence of all sacred saints and gurus.
Speaking on the occasion, Vice Chancellor of Tezpur University Mihir Kanti Choudhury also exhorted on the need of including Sanskrit in the school curriculum. He also pointed out a definite connection between science and Sanskrit. The Governor assured all support to Sanskar Bharati in taking Sanskrit to a great height and wished success in all its future endeavours. Director of Sanskrit Promotion Foundation, New Delhi Chand Kiron Saluja, Dr. Dibyajyoti Mahanta President of Semir Organizing Committee, Organizing Secretary, Sanskar Bharati Bhaben Saikia and a host of other dignitaries were also present in the function.