Renowned Indologist David Shulman wins Israel Prize

Q.  Which renowned Indologist has won the prestigious Israel Prize for his breakthrough studies in fields like religion and philosophy?
- Published on 16 Feb 16

a. Shaul Shaked
b. David Shulman
c. Axel Michaels
d. Rajiv Malhotra

ANSWER: David Shulman
Education Minister N. Bennet announced that prize committee headed by professor Shaul Shaked had selected internationally renowned expert David Shulman as the winner of the Israel Prize this year. Shulman is also well versed in numerous Indian languages such as Tamil and Sanskrit. The 67 year old is also known for his leftist leanings. The Israel Prize has been given to the professor for his research into the literature and culture of southern India. Israel Prize is considered the highest honour of the country and it is presented on their Independence Day each year.

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