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Dr. Satya Bhushan Verma was Professor Emeritus in the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Visiting Professor and Academic Advisor in Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University of Japan; and Director, JIGA Institute of Japanese Language, New Delhi. Prof. Verma had been the first professor of Japanese language and literature in India and the founder chairman of the Centre for East Asian Languages in Jawaharlal Nehru University. He was also Visiting Professor in the International Research Centre for Japanese Studies in Kyoto, Japan during 1991-92.
He died at 9:30 a.m. 13 Januray 2005, due to a massive heart attack. He is survived by his wife.

Prof. Verma had a number of publications including numerous articles in national and international journals, and translations from Japanese. He was also the translator of Leo Huberman's " Man's Worldly Goods " from English into Hindi and author of the Japanese-Hindi Dictionary.

Decorated with " The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette " by the Emperor of Japan in 1996, Prof Verma is recipient of many honours and awards from India and Japan including ' Masaoka Shiki International Haiku Award' by Ehime Cultural Foundation in 2002.


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