Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha V-C to participate in Sanskrit round-table in Spain

THE HANS INDIA |   Oct 13,2017 , 02:09 AM IST

RSVP V-C Muralidhara Sharma
RSVP V-C Muralidhara Sharma

Tirupati: Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (RSVP) Vice-Chancellor (V-C) Prof V Muralidhara Sharma, has been nominated as part of a four-member delegation, by the Sahitya Akademi, to participate in the Sanskrit round-table at Spain that was announced in the Joint Declaration during Prime Minister of India’s visit to Spain in May 2017. The round-table is scheduled from October 18 to 20, 2017 at three cities of Spain.

  • Muralidhara Sharma will be part of four-member delegation visiting Spain
  • The other three are Prof Kamlesh Dutt Tripathi, Rajendra Prasad Mishra, and Dr Leela Sampangere  
They are Madrid, Tenerife, and Valladolid. Three more eminent scholars of Sanskrit have been nominated by the hosts in addition to Prof Sharma, to participate in the round-table and panel discussions. They are Prof Kamlesh Dutt Tripathi of Varanasi, Rajendra Prasad Mishra of Shimla and Dr Leela Sampangere Rangachar Dharini of Bengaluru.

The round-table will take place in the leading universities of the country–University Complutense of Madrid, University of La Laguna, Tenerife and University of Valladolid, Valladolid. As part of the programme, the V-C would be taking part in the round-table on topic “The relevance of Sanskrit today” at Faculty of Philosophy & Literature, University of Valladolid on October 18.

Sharma will make a presentation in session 4 on topic “Spoken Sanskrit- Its form, importance and the contribution of spoken Sanskrit movement in the contemporary propagation of Sanskrit in India and abroad” at University of Complutense in Madrid on October 19. He will take part in the round table on “Sanskrit and the meanings of Indian culture” at Sala de Audiovisuales de Filología, Campus de Guajara and University of La Laguna, Tenerife on October 20.

The visit is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India and coordinated by the Embassy of India, Madrid, who will be responsible for all costs related to international flights, local transportation and hospitality.

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