Bhopal|The Governor and Chancellor Lalji Tandon said that Sanskrit alone encompasses our entire culture. All the achievements of Indian Culture originated from the Sanskrit language. We should feel proud of Maharishi Panini, he added.
Shri Tandon was addressing the first convocation function of Maharishi Panini Sanskrit evam Vedic Vishwavidyalaya in Ujjain today. He mentioned that we are the inheritors of the tradition that made India a Jagadguru. Contemplation should be done on why we were Jagadguru. He emphasized on the need of efforts to make the Sanskrit alive. He further mentioned that the surgical science was first given by India. Acharya Sushrut was the Father of complicated plastic surgery. Our ancestors gave zero and decimal to the world.
The Chief Guest of the Convocation Ceremony and Minister for Higher Education, Sports and Youth Development Shri Jeetu Patwari while expressing his views on the occasion said that all the regional languages of the country originated from Sanskrit. Sanskrit is a scientific language. He stated that Maharishi Panini gave grammar to the language. Shri Patwari called upon the students receiving degrees to play a leading role in propagating Sanskrit Gyan.
The Sarasvat Atithi Prof. Uma Vaidya said that no doubt that the Maharishi Panini Vishwavidyalaya is conserving the Sanskrit language. It is important for the students to speak truth and to follow ethics of religion. He expressed the trust that the students will always strive in discharging their duties towards their family, society and nation.