07/09/2016 1:53 PM IST | Updated 07/09/2016 2:15 PM IST

United Nations Charter Translated Into Sanskrit For The First Time

The seminal treaty of the UN was translated by a Lucknow-based scholar.

UNITED NATIONS -- The UN Charter, the seminal treaty of the United Nations, has now been translated into Sanskrit.

India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin tweeted:

The charter has been translated by Dr Jitendra Kumar Tripathi, Secretary of the Lucknow-based Akhila Bharatiya Sanskrit Parishad.

The United Nations Charter was signed on June 26 1945, in San Francisco, at the conclusion of the United Nations Conference on International Organisation, and came into force on October 24 1945.

The Charter is available in all six official languages of the UN.

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