A Sanskrit scholar explaining about an exhibit to District Collector PS Pradyumna and RSVP V-C Prof V Muralidhara Sharma at Sanskrit expo on the varsity premises in Tirupati on Wednesday
A Sanskrit scholar explaining about an exhibit to District Collector PS Pradyumna and RSVP V-C Prof V Muralidhara Sharma at Sanskrit expo on the varsity premises in Tirupati on Wednesday

Tirupati: Chinmaya University Vice-Chancellor (V-C) Prof B Mahadevan said on Wednesday that the Sanskrit literature has remedy for all the problems being faced by the people in the society. He gave a call to delegates to develop the habit of reading Sanskrit books.

He participated as a chief guest for the inaugural programme of the 12th All India Sanskrit Students’ Talent Festival (AISSTF) being organised by the Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (RSVP) from January 31 to February 3 at its campus here.

Addressing the delegates, the V-C said that the Sanskrit should not be linked to modern science and yoga should be taken in a right perspective. The festival kicked off on a grand note with a colourful rally in which 300 students from various Sanskrit institutions have participated.

District Collector PS Pradyumna has stated that the Sanskrit language should reach masses. In his presidential address, the Vice-Chancellor (V-C) of RSVP Prof V Muralidhara Sharma made an appeal to the delegates to gain the knowledge from Sanskrit language.

Later, Muralidhara Sharma and Pradyumna have jointly inaugurated the Sanskrit exhibition. In the evening, Urban SP Abhishek Mohanty has launched the cultural programmes.

SP said that those who are well-versed in Sanskrit language can excel in academics and in society. RSVP Registrar Prof Ch Satyanarayana,Dean of Academic affairs Prof N Sastry. Varsity faculty Dr C Ranganathan, Dr Bharath Bhushan Rath and student delegates have attended.