Indian Priorities

Brian Akers Sfauthor at AOL.COM
Mon Jun 1 22:58:16 UTC 1998

>India produces a certain amount of professional people every
>year that are certainly up to world standards

A common observation I have heard from Indian Sanskrit faculty, teaching in
Indian universities, about their Indian students, is this:

In the 50s and 60s, Sanskrit attracted many of the best students. From the 70s
onwards, many of the students have been failed applicants to other fields such
as engineering.

Brian Dana Akers
sfauthor at

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