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Noted historian Govind Chandra Pandey dies at 88

DNJAI24677 | 5/24/2011 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :196

Govind Chandra Pandey, a well-known historian of the Vedic and the Buddhist period studies, died after prolonged illness, on Sunday night in New Delhi. He was 88 years old.
He joined Rajasthan University as professor in 1962. In 1974, he was appointed as the vice-chancellor of Rajsthan University. He continued to work on the post till 1977 and then left for Allahabad where he held the post of vice-chancellor of Allahabad University for about one-and-a-half years.
While remembering Pandey, SN Dube, professor, Rajasthan University, said the veteran educationist had an illustrious career and edited several volumes of ancient history in Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy and Culture.
Besides his academic accomplis
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