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Historian Thakur Ram Singh remembered

Statesman News Service | Shimla |

Legendary historian Thakur Ram Singh was remembered at a state level symposium and seminar organised to mark his birth anniversary.

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who was at Neri in Hamirpur district on Friday, while attending the seminar said that he was a motivator and an intellectual who contributed in conservation, compilation, re-establishing and rewriting historical facts of the country.

The seminar was organised by department of language Art and Culture in Jagdev Chand Research Institute. A litterateur from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Thakur Ram Singh played a pivotal role while heading Bhartiya Itihaas Sankalan Yojna and his research was focused on knowing the artifacts and real history of the country, said the CM.

There were few people, who write history, others create history, and few become history in themselves and Thakur Ram Singh was such a legend, said Thakur.

Singh inspired many historians, scholars and senior workers to achieve the objectives of reflecting the real history of the country, he added.

He expanded the work in different parts of the country and was successful in associating many scholars, historians and intellectual with the Ideology, said the CM.

“I have learnt that Thakur Ram Singh conducted four national seminars in Himachal Pradesh on human creation in Vaivastar Manvantar, social system, invasion of Sikandra (the Alexander) and his death in Jammu region, which speaks in volumes of his revolutionary research and writings as well,” said the CM.