Chennai: Professor R Thiagarajan, former head of Sanskrit department, Presidency College, and long-time resident of West Mambalam, donated a vast collection of Sanskrit books to Swami Dayananda Digital Library and Research Centre recently.
A press release said, the books worth over Rs 5,00,000, include century-old collections which can be of use to researchers and people interested in Sanskrit and oriental studies.
These collections are available for reading at the library on working days between 10 am and 3 pm. The release added that volunteers are needed to develop the research institute.
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