The Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute
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Centenary Year 2016-2017
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     History
Important Landmarks
  • 1915 - Meeting.
  • 1916 - First Patron.
  • 1917 - R. G. Bhadnarkar Eighty first birthday.
  • 1918 - Manuscripts collection of the Govt. of Bombay transfer to Institute.
  • 1919 - Inauguration of the Critical Edition of the Mahabharata.
  • 1922 - Completion of the Khetsi-Khiasi Manuscripts Hall & Mahabharata Hall.
  • 1923 - V. G. Paranjapae elected Hon. Secretary.
  • 1924 - Govt. Oriental Series inaugurated.
  • 1925 - V. S. Sukthankar appointed General Editor of the Mahabharata.
  • 24, Aug. 1925 - Rishipanchami R. G. Bhandarkar Passed away.
  • 18, Oct. 1925 - BORI press started with composing room.
  • 1927 - First Fascicule Critical Edition published.
  • 1932 - Completion of the Institute Guesthouse.
  • 1935 - Pub. of the Descriptive Catalouge of Manuscripts was started.
  • 1939 - The Bhandarkar Oriental Series inaugurated.
  • 1940 - British Academy sanctioned a token grant for the Mahabharata.
  • 1941 - Gift of the Chinese Tripitka from the Chinese Govt.
  • 1942 - Inauguration of the Silver Jubilee Celebrations.
  • 1943 - In Jan. 4-5 Silver jubilee Celebrations, Chief Guest : Dr. S. Radhakrishnan.
  • 21, Jan. 1943 - Death of Sukthankar. April - S. K. Belvalkar Editor of the BH.
  • 31, Dec. 1943 - The Institute registered as the Central office of the All India Oriental Conference.
  • 1945 - Many events from upto date.
  • 1968 - Dr. Zakir Husain (President of India), Preside over the Golden Jubilee Function.
  • 1978 - Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.
  • 1993 - Amrtamahotsava of the Institute.
 
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