Tamil Diplomat

Reputed Japanese Tamil scholar no more

A reputed Japanese Tamil Scholar Prof. Noboru Karashima died of leukemia on Thursday. He was 82 at the time of his demise.

He had been President of the International Tamil Research Association and rendered a great service to Tamil language development. He had been acclaimed as an authority on Chola period of life and literature. He had been Emeritus Professor of Japanese and Taisho Universities.