By Our Kokrajhar Web Desk
Kokrajhar (Assam),Dec 24: Noted educationist and author Prof Ramesh C Bharadwaj has been named for 17th edition of Upendra Nath Brahma Soldier of Humanity Award 2020 who has contributed a lot towards uplift and development of Indian language and literature and also for his hand in preservation and development of the tribal languages in India.
In a press statement, chairman of the Upendra Nath Brahma Trust (UNBT) Dr Subung Basumatary has declared the name of Prof. Ramesh C. Bharadwaj as the awardee for the 17th edition of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma Soldier of Humanity award 2020.
The UNBT has decided to confer this prestigious Award to Prof Ramesh C. Bharadwaj for his immense contribution towards Indian language and literature and also for his hand in preservation and development of the Tribal languages in India..
His invaluable contribution towards the Bodo language for attaining in the 8th scheduled of the Indian constitution can not be forgotten.
Ramesh C. Bharadwaj was born on April 25 1957 at Sannidhi, 1, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Rajghat, New Delhi.
He was educated at Shastri, Acharya (Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan) University of Delhi and got his research training on Special Auditor-Indian Philosophy at Tokyo University, Japan. Other than his own mother tongue, he is also well versed in Sanskrit, Avestan, English and Japanese.
He received many awards and recognitions. Some of the noted awards are Sanskrita-Vidya-Martanda awarded by Delhi Sanskrit Academy in 2014.
He won Sanskrit Seva Puraskar from Haryana Sanskrit Academy in 2014 and Vidyanand Sarasvati Vedic Award from Arya Pratinidhi Sabha (Kendriya) in 2015.
Presently ,he is the Director of Gandhi Bhawan, University of Delhi. He is also the professor in-charge in the Department of Sanskrit at South Campus, Delhi University. He is also the treasurer of the Governing Body for School of Open Learning, Delhi University and also the Vice-President of Gandhi Hindustani Sahitya Sabha, Rajghat, New Delhi.
He served as a professor for 33 years at University of Delhi for Under Graduate and Post Graduate students in the department of Sanskrit and Philosophy. He is also currently working on ‘Aryan Project’ to investigate the Aryan Migration or Invasion Theory and on Vedic Chronology in the light of Textual, Archaeological, Linguistic and other evidences.
Apart from academic experiences, he also has administrative experiences as Director, Chairman and Member in many renowned institutions and associations. He is associated with number of National and International Committees in the field of Indian Language and Literature. He has number of Research Publications, articles and books in Hindi, English and Sanskrit languages to his credits. He has presented numerous articles and lectures in the International, National and Regional Seminars, Workshops, Conferences on varied topics related to language and literature.
The statement added that the UNBT feels really proud to confer this edition of Award to Prof. Ramesh C. Bharadwaj which consists of Memento, cash award of Rs. 1Lakh and a citation.
The award will be handed over to Prof. Ramesh Bharadwaj on Jan 10 next at Guwahati at a meaningful and colourful ceremony. We extend our gratitude and thankfulness to Prof. Ramesh C. Bharadwaj for accepting the award.
” We also appeal intellectuals, scholars, writers, activists and interested individuals to attend the award giving ceremony on the said day”, Basumatary added.