(From The Times of India)
KOLKATA: When the West tries to study and understand the past, it is termed Renaissance, whereas when the same is done in India, it is called revivalism and an attempt to rake up the past, said Motilal Banarasidass Publishers chairperson Rama Ranjan Banerjee on Saturday.
Banerjee was speaking at a function to commemorate 100 years of the publishing firm in Kolkata. MLBD has been specialising in books on Indology since its inception. The centenary is being celebrated with a series of functions all over the country.
Kolkata was third in this series. Governor of West Bengal Viren J Shah was the chief guest on the occasion. …