Sad news about Professor K. V. Sarma

Dominik Wujastyk d.wujastyk at UCL.AC.UK
Mon Jan 17 19:07:58 UTC 2005

I am sorry to relay to the INDOLOGY list the sad news that Prof. K. V.
Sarma has passed away.  He was 86 years old.  Many will know of his vast
erudition and his huge and critically important contribution to the
history of Indian science, especially mathematics and astronomy.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2005 12:34:15 +0500 (IST)
From: SAS Sarma <sassarma at>
To: d.wujastyk at UCL.AC.UK
Subject: msg. from SAS Sarma, EFEO, Pondicherry.

>From : S. A. S. Sarma,
        EFEO, Pondicherry.

Dear Sir,

I am very sorry to inform you that
My grand-father, PROF. K.V. SARMA(86),
(Formerly Director, VISIS, Punjab University; Hon.Professor Adyar library
and founder Director, Sree Sarada Educational Society and Research Centre, Adyar, Chennai)
passed away on 13th January 2005 night
at his residence in Chennai.

I shall be very much thankful if you
could circulate the message through the
indolgoy group.

with thanks,
SAS Sarma

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