Eminent Sanskrit scholar calls on PM
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Eminent Sanskrit scholar calls on PM

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Dr. Naheed Abidi, an eminent Sanskrit scholar from Varanasi and the recipient of Padma Shri award in 2014 called on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and presented two books written by her.
Dr. Abidi has translated the works of several Persian scholars into Hindi and Sanskrit, with the objective of spreading this knowledge among the people of India.
Dr Abidi has authored books like ‘Sanskrit Sahitya mein Rahim’- that glorifies the legendary poet Abdul Rahim Khan-e-Khana’s, who has also written verses in Sanskrit and ‘Devalayasya Deepah’-is the Sanskrit translation of ‘Charag-i-Dair’, the creation of great Urdu and Persian poet Mirza Asadullah Khan Galib.
Presently, she is busy working on the Dara Shukoh’s Persian translation of Upanishads.
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