Noted Sanskrit Scholar N Ranganatha Sharma passed away at his son's residence in the city today after prolonged illness.
He was (98),heis survived by two sons--Sadananda, retired Syndicate Bank Regional Manager and Dr Nagabushan, a skin specialist at Bangalore, daughters, Dr Sharada and Prof Jayashree, both residing in the US.
Dr Ranganatha Sharma was credited with over 80 works, including Kannada translation of Sanskrit version of Valmiki Ramayana and other Sanskrit works on Vishnu Purana, Srimad Bhagavatha,Amarakosha, Bhartruhari and others.
He had won many awards including Best Teacher Award both at the State and National level, DVG Memorial Award, Tirupati Sanskrit University Award and Hon Doctorate from Karnataka Sanskrit University, Bangalore. UNI BSP MSP GM PG1750 NNNN
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