Kripa Shankar Shukla (1918–2007): Veteran Historian of Hindu Astronomy and Mathematics
Kripa Shankar Shukla’s birth took place at Lucknow on July 10, 1918. From the very early years, he was a brilliant student of Mathematics and Sanskrit. He passed the High School Examination of U.P. Board in 1934 in First Division with Distinction in Mathematics and Sanskrit and the Intermediate Examination of that Board again in First Division with Distinction in Mathematics.