Prakashchandra Pandurang Shirodkar

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Prakashchandra Pandurang Shirodkar
Born Prakāścandra Pāṇḍuraṅga Śiroḍakara
India
Occupation Freedom fighter, writer, first speaker of Goa assembly

Prakashchandra Pandurang Shirodkar, the eldest son of late Pandurang Purushottam Shirodkar, is an Indologist, archaeologist, writer, one of the most prominent freedom fighters of Goa, and first speaker of the Goa, Daman and Diu Legislative Assembly).[1] He worked as the director of Directorate of Archives, Archaeology and Museum of Goa for over two decades.[citation needed] He was also the Executive Editor of the Goa Gazetteer Department for about 20 years.[citation needed] Śiroḍakara had devoted his life for research, and has made valuable contributions in the field of Archeology and History of Goa.[2] He has been the Founder Editor of Colloquium, a research journal of the Goa Institute for Historical and Cultural Research as well as Purābhileka-Purātatva,[3] a research journal of the Directorate of Archives, Archaeology and Museum, Goa (1986–1999).[citation needed]

In 1993, Prakashchandra Pandurang Shirodkar discovered rock art engravings on lateritic platforms and granite boulders from Usgalimal on the banks of west-flowing river Kushavati, which has shed light on the prehistory of Goa and the existence of humans in Goa during the Paleolithic and Mesolithic.[4][5]

Literary work[edit]

Prakashchandra Pandurang Shirodkar has authored and edited several books and research articles. His work includes:[6][7]

Year Title Location Publisher
1961 Goa's Freedom Struggle: Selected Writings of T. B. Cunha Goa T. B. Cunha Memorial Committee
1979 Kolhāpūra-portugeja saṃbaṃdha: Govā purābhilekha saṃgrahālayāṃtūna nivaḍalele kāgada Kolhāpūra Yaśavaṃtarava Saṃ. Taste
1988 Goa: Cultural Trends: Seminar Papers Goa, Daman and Diu (India) Directorate of Archives, Archaeology and Museum, Government of Goa
1988 Goa's Struggle for Freedom India Ajanta Publications
1989 Āṭhavaṇī mājhyā kārāvāsācyā kāḷyā-niḷyā pānyācyā Paṇājī Gomantaka Marāṭhī Akādamī
 ???? Goa[citation needed]  ???  ???
1990 Who's Who of Freedom Fighters, Goa, Daman, and Diu, Volume 2 Goa, Daman and Diu (India) Goa Gazetteer Dept., Government of Goa
1991 Trial of T.B. Cunha Goa Goa Gazetteer Dept., Government of Goa
1992 Goa's External Relations: Seminar Papers Goa Directorate of Archives, Archaeology, and Museum, Goa University
1992 Trial of Laxmikant Venkatesh Prabhu Bhembre Panaji, Goa Goa Gazetteer Dept., Government of Goa
1993 Trial of Rama Krishna Hegde Goa Goa Gazetteer Dept., Government of Goa
1993 Source Material for the History of the Freedom Movement of Goa: Collected from Goa Archives, Volume 3 Goa Goa Gazetteer Dept., Goa Archives
1993 People of India: Goa India Anthropological Survey of India
1996 Trial of P.K. Kakodkar: Source Material for the History of The Freedom Movement of Goa (Collected from Goa Archives), Volume 5 Goa Goa Gazetteer Dept., Government of Goa
1997 Portuguese Palaeography Goa, India Mrs. Sulabha P. Shirodka
1998 Researches in Indo-Portuguese history, Volumes 1 and 2 Jaipur Publication Scheme
1999 Trial of the Four: Pandurang P. Shirodkar, Dr. Vinayak N. Mayenkar, Guilherme de Souza Ticló, Nilkanth M. Karapurkar'' Goa Goa Gazetteer Dept., Goa Archives
2001 Gomantakācī Marāṭhī asmitā Paṇajī Gomantaka Marāṭhī Akādamī
2005 Honorable Jagannath Shankarshet Goa Pradnya-Darshan Prakashan
2012 World War II: Blazing Midnight: German Remote Control at Marmagoa Silenced Bardez, Goa Pradnya-Darshan Prakashan

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gomant Kalika (in Marathi) (May 2000), Magao, Goa: Kalika prakashan vishwast mandal 
  2. ^ Kerkar, Rajendra P. (20 June 2009). "Earliest stone inscription lies neglected". Times of India, Goa. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  3. ^ "NLA's listing of Purabhileka-Puratatva". trove.nla.gov.au. 
  4. ^ Chakravarty, Kalyan Kumar; Bednarik, Robert G.; Gāndhī Rāshṭrīya Mānava Saṅgrahālaya, Indirā (1997). Indian Rock Art and Its Global Context. Motilal Banarsidass. p. 34. ISBN 9788120814646. 
  5. ^ Goa (India : State). Directorate of Archives and Archaeology, Goa University (2001). Goa in the Indian sub-continent: seminar papers. Goa: Directorate of Archives and Archaeology, Govt. of Goa. p. 24. 
  6. ^ Prakāścandra Pāṇḍuraṅga Śiroḍakara's books on Google books. books.google.co.in. 
  7. ^ "Search results for 'au:Prakashchandra Pandurang Shirodkar'". worldcat.org.