khasi

khasi

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The Khasi department has the distinction of starting at the establishment stage of the College in 1956. Manned by only Part-time teachers then, the committed effort is clearly projected as they drawn from subjects ther than literature as there were no Post-graduate facilities for studies in Khasi language. Thus the department takes pride in being associated with luminaries like: Prof. (late) R. S. Lyngdoh, Shri F. M. Pugh, Shri H. Syiemlieh, M. Alexander Warjri (former M.P.) and few others who gave the department a sound foundation. It is an unique occasion to pay tribute to all of them for their ceaseless endeavour to realise a ideal vision. In 1969, Prof. Alexander Campbell War joined the department as the first full time teacher and with his exemplary dedication and untiring efforts he gave shape to the effective teaching and study of Khasi literature in the College. But cruel hand of malignancy ended his life before he could realise his goal completely. The department had the benefit of the service from noted poet and novelist Shri (Late) B. C. Jyrwa and then Shri H. S. Nongbri (retired

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