Four Indians honored for introducing Spanish in India

Hispanist Vipa Maurya who received the official crucifixion of Isabella Catholic, and other Hispanists Shyama Prasad Ganguly, Aparajith Chattopadhyay, and Anil Thingra, who earned the Cross of the Order of Civil Merit, were the recipients of the award at Cervantes Institute in New Delhi.

Four Indians honored for introducing Spanish in India
Hispanist Anil Dhingra; the director of the Instituto Cervantes in New Delhi, Òscar Pujol; the Hispanist Vibha Maurya; the second head of the Spanish Embassy in India, Montserrat Momán Pampillo; the Hispanist Aparajit Chattopadhyay; the Spanish ambassador, José María Ridao; and Hispanist Shyama Prasad Ganguly. Source: www.laregioninternacional.com
The flag of Spain waving in the wind
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Spain honored four Indian Hispanists for their pioneering work in introducing Spanish to India over the last half-century when the foundation for academic teaching of the language was essentially nonexistent.

Hispanist Vipa Maurya who received the official crucifixion of Isabella Catholic, and other Hispanists Shyama Prasad Ganguly, Aparajith Chattopadhyay, and Anil Thingra, who earned the Cross of the Order of Civil Merit, were the recipients of the award at Cervantes Institute in New Delhi.