Antanas Poška EN

Antanas Paškevičius – Poška (24 March [O.S. 10 March] 1903 – 16 October 1992) was a prominent Lithuanian traveler and anthropologist, as well as an active member of the Esperanto movement in Lithuania. He is best known for his journey to India in 1929–36. In India, he studied Sanskrit and received bachelor's degree in anthropology from the University of Bombay and wrote his PhD thesis at the University of Calcutta on the Shina-speaking people but was unable to defend it.

India and Lithuania celebrate their ‘personal bond’ with Kolkata at the heart of it (2)

Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal, Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi, released a book “ India and Lithuania: A Personal Bond” in Kolkata on Monday (3 April)....