Saturday, November 08, 2008
Banglapedia, National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh, has an historical overview of Sanskrit from ancient times to the present. The article is written by Narayan Chandra Biswas and highlights contribution of notable Bengali speakers to the advancement of Sanskrit literature and learning. A project for collecting and developing manuscripts, storing them in microfilms format, accompanied by short descriptions, was conducted from 1984-1988 under the supervision of Dhaka University Library. It has resulted in multivolume collection.