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February 7, 2018 | History

Dhulipala Arka Somayaji

1910 - 1986

Born on 02-10-1910 in Velicheru village, Near Rajahmundry, East Godavari dist, Andhra Pradesh.
Education at Rajahmundry & Madras. Initiated into Vedic & Sanskrit lore in boyhood.
Did M A ( Mathematics) from Madras University & Ph.D in Astronomy from Karnataka University.
Was the Chairman of Board of Studies, A member of Academic Council of Andhra University.
Principal, D N R College, Bhimavaram.
Reader in Khagola Sastra in Kendriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, Tirupati.
Secretary, Hindu Dharmarakshana Samstha/Dharma Prachara Parishad, TTD, Tirupati.
Project Officer for Creative Work & Research, TTD, Tirupati.
Recipient of Presidential Award as a Sanskrit Scholar.
Recipient of Sahitya Academy Award for the work " BRAHMANJALI" a Sanskrit kavya.
Recipient of U P State Govt Award for a work captioned " Jyotirvijnanam" in Sanskrit.
Guided many students for PhD in astronomy.
Died on 11-01-1986 at Apollo Hospital, Madras.

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