STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
PURI, 5 December
Renowned musician and columnist Prafulla Kar and Dr. Gopal Krushna Dash , former Head of Sanskrit Department, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar paid glowing tributes to Sanskrit scholar late Binayak Rath at a function at Puri. They underlined the importance of Sanskrit language and its importance in relation to our life in modern society. Some students of late Pandit Rath also recounted their experiences with their teacher and how he used to promote Sanskrit language. They also told about their teachers student –friendly attitude. Prof. Gopal Krushna Dash was felicitated with Pandit Binayak Rath Memorial Award. The function was organized by the Pandit Binayak Rath Memorial Trust and his sons Satyanarayan, Rabinarayan and Surya Narayan Rath.