TRA: RIP

I first heard a lecture of Prof. T R Anantharaman on Delhi’s iron pillar and I vividly remember his rendering of the inscription on the iron pillar in the metre of Chardula Vikriditha (I think). From this note in Materialia Indica, I learnt of his demise. As the obituary notes, a scholar and a giant of the Indian metallurigcal community, who will be missed.

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