P. C. Devassia

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Mahakavi
Prof. P.C. Devassia
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Born (1906-03-24)March 24, 1906
Kudamaloore, Kottayam, Kerala
Died October 10, 2006(2006-10-10) (aged 100)
Nalanchira, Trivandrum, Kerala
Nationality Indian
Citizenship Indian
Education M.A. (Malayalam)
M.A. (Sanskrit)
Occupation University Professor
Known for Indian Sanskrit scholar and writer
Notable work(s) Kristubhagavatam
Girigita
Religion Christian

Plakkiyil Chacko Devassia, often known as Mahakavi P. C. Devassia (24 March 1906 – 10 October 2006), was a Sanskrit scholar and poet from Kerala, India. In 1980 he won the Sahitya Akademi Award for Sanskrit for his poem Kristubhagavatam.[1] He has also received the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for his overall contributions to Malayalam literature.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Devasia laid to rest". The Hindu. 2006-10-12. Retrieved 2010-12-13.