[INDOLOGY] Satya Ranjan Banerjee

Dipak Bhattacharya dipak.d2004 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 10 13:04:41 UTC 2016

This is indeed very sad.  This was not unexpected however. He was not
keeping good health and had been hosptalised.recently.The end came at 7am.
A man of impeccable character he was loved by all. I remember our journey
together to the AIOC at Guwahati in 1964-65 and his participation in other
cnference including two at the Visva Bharati. We shall intensely miss him

On Sat, Dec 10, 2016 at 4:37 PM, Peter Flugel <pf8 at soas.ac.uk> wrote:

> It is with great sadness to report that Dr Satya Ranjan Banerjee, formerly
> Professor at the Department of Linguistics of the University of Calcutta,
> has passed away. He was one of the foremost scholars of Prakrit and
> Jainology of his generation and has taught numerous students from all over
> the world in India and abroad.
> Amongst the inluential of his countless publications are: A Skeleton
> Grammar of Prakrit attributed to Jiva Gosvami (1963), (ed.) The
> Prākṛta-Prakāśa of Vararuci, Text Edited for the First Time with a New
> Commentary entitled Prākṛta-pāda-ṭīkā by Nārāyaṇa Viydāvinoda (1975), The
> eastern school of Prakrit Grammarians : a linguistic study (1977), A
> bibliography of Prakrit language (1977), Prākṛtādhyāya: The Prākr̥ta
> book of the Samkṣiptasāra (1982), Indo-European Tense and Aspect in Greek
> and Sanskrit (1983), A Handbook of Sanskrit Philology (1987), (ed.) Essays
> on Indo-European Linguistics: Proceedings of the Seminar on Indo-European
> Linguistics held on 1-2 February 1986 (1990), Jainism in different states
> of India (2001), Prolegomena to Prakritica et Jainica (2005), (ed.)
> Narrative Tale in Jain Literature (2008).
> He will be dearly missed by all of us.
> --
> Dr Peter Flügel
> Chair, Centre of Jaina Studies
> Department of Religions and Philosophies
> Faculty of Arts and Humanities
> School of Oriental and African Studies
> University of London
> Thornhaugh Street
> Russell Square
> London WC1H OXG
> Tel.: (+44-20) 7898 4776
> E-mail: pf8 at soas.ac.uk
> http://www.soas.ac.uk/jainastudies
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