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Indian mathematician

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Radhanath Sikdar: Indian mathematician
Radhanath Sikdar was an Indian mathematician.

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DNA Explainer : What is the calculated height of Mount Everest?

In 1830, Sir George Everest became director of Survey of India. In 1831 he appointed Radhanath Sikdar a mathematician from WB to the post of Computer.
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DNA Special: Mount Everest should have been named after Radhanath Sikdar and not a Britisher

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