'Science is My Religion,' Says Monk Who Won Rs 65 Lakh Prize For Math
PUBLISHED ON: November 21, 2015 | Duration: 24 min, 00 sec
Until recently the holder of a bank account with just a few thousand rupees, Professor Mahan Maharaj, an ascetic monk, is today the winner of a Rs. 65 lakh-prize for his work in geometry. The highly-regarded mathematics professor who has just been appointed by the elite Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai, has won the coveted Infosys Prize in Mathematics.