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Vikram Samvat should be declared national calendar

A one of the organisers— director Dr Shyam Singh Nigam said that instead of publishing the calendar in the name of Shaka rulers ( Shaka Samvat), as they were foreign intruders, the government should give recognition of national calendar to the Vi

kram Samvat.’Certain scientific and archeological evidences have shown that King Vikramaditya was the ruler of the erstwhile Avanti Janpad,’he said informing that academic discussions will be made during this years Vikramatsava over the discovery of 60 samvats and their corelationship with Vikram Samv Startling at.