Sanskrit University to celebrate 100 years of existence
Thrissur: An erstwhile Sanskrit college, which
was started by a Christian teacher in 1909, will be
celebrating its 100 years of existence from February 21.
The Sahitya Deepika Sanskrit college at nearby Pavaratty
was started by P T Kuriyakose master when it was taboo for non
Brahmins to learn sanskrit. In 1979, it was upgraded as a
deemed University under the Human Resource Development
Ministry and is now known as Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan
Deemed University, Guruvayur Campus.
General Convener of the cenetenary celebration committee,
Prof P G Sreenivasan told reporters here today that the
three-day celebrataions would be held at Pavaratty and deemed
University campus at nearby Puranattukara.
Despite opposition from various sections including the
Church, Kuriakose developed the college to a full-fledged
educational institution of repute and got it affiliated to the
Madras University, he said.
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