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President To Honor Scholars On Friday

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January 16, 2014 AT 5:34 AM
President Pranab Mukherjee will "award certificates of honour to eminent scholars of Sanskrit, Pali/Prakrit, Arabic and Persian" along with "the Maharishi Badrayan Vyas Samman to young scholars for 2012 and 2013" at a function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. "The scheme for award of certificates was introduced in 1958 by the ministry of human resource development to honour the scholars of Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian languages. The Maharishi Badrayan Vyas Samman honours those between 30 and 40 years in all the four languages and was introduced from 2002.