Sanskrit scholar and writer Satya Vrat Shastri passes away

In 1968, he was honoured with the Sahitya Academy Award and the Padma Bhushan in 2010.

Sanskrit scholar and writer Satya Vrat Shastri passes away
Sanskrit scholar, grammarian, and writer, Satya Vrat Shastri

Sanskrit scholar, grammarian, and writer, Satya Vrat Shastri expired in New Delhi on November 14, 2021. He was 91. A recognized creative writer, a critic and an original thinker, he was also an epigraphist, and archaeologist.

Shastri’s works include 'Khandakavyas', three 'Mahakavyas', one 'Prabandhakavya' and one 'Patrakavya', and five more in critical writing in Sanskrit.