NALBARI, Aug 3 - Minister of Revenue and Rehabilitation Dr Bhumidhar Barman today formally inaugurated the newly constructed administrative building of the Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University at its permanent campus at Namati village in Nalbari district.
In the same function, Nalbari MLA Jayanta Malla Baruah formally inaugurated the classrooms of the university.
Addressing the meeting, Dr Barman said that the Sanskrit language should be made compulsory in the secondary level. The Education department should lay more emphasis on Sanskrit education, he said.
Speaking in the meeting, Nirmal Kumar Choudhury, former vice chancellor of Gauhati University, said that the students of the new university should endeavour to upgrade the status of Sanskrit education in the State.
The meeting was also addressed among others by Umakanta Sarma, former professor of Krishna Kanta Handiqui Sanskrit College, Phanindra Zudang, Director of Higher Education. Earlier, Dr Dipak Kumar Sarma, vice chancellor of the Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University delivered the welcome address.
The OSD of the university, Dr Dinamani Bhagawati offered the vote of thanks.