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Prabodh Chandra Sengupta (1876–1962): Historian of Indian Astronomy and Mathematics

  • K. RamasubramanianEmail author


Prabodh Chandra Sengupta, the younger son of Ram Chandra Sengupta, was born in a village near Tangail in Mymensingh district (now in Bangladesh) on 21 June 1876. He had his early education in the Santosh Jahnavi H. E. School and passed the Entrance (Matric) examination with sufficient merit to obtain a scholarship.



I am grateful to Dr. P. C. Sengupta, M. B., D. Phil, son of Professor P. C. Sengupta, for supplying valuable information and material for the present article.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cell for Indian Science and Technology in Sanskrit, Department of Humanities and Social SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia

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