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Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth

Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth, formerly known as Kashi Vidyapeeth, is located in Varanasi. This State University was established in 1920 by Babu Shiv Prasad Gupta to provide a different system education from that of the British.

It later developed as a center of national education with Hindi as the medium of instruction. Bharat Mata Temple is housed within the vidyapeeth.

It functions as a multidisciplinary university, offering varied courses in the fields of humanities, arts, sciences, social sciences, commerce, law, philosophy, physical Education and Yoga, social Work and Sanskrit and ritual Learning.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Varanasi
Location: Varanasi    
Phone: +91-542-2220306
Fax: +91-542-2221268


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