Fullname - Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman
Born on 7 November 1888 at Thiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu.
He discovered that, when light traverses a transparent material, some of the deflected light changes in wavelength.
This phenomenon is now called Raman effect.
Raman Effect earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physics.
C V Raman was the first Asian who got Nobel Prize in science.
Raman Effect was invented on 1928 Feb 28(National Science Day).
In 1954, he was honoured with the highest civilian award in India, the Bharat Ratna.
Spouse - Lokasundari Amma
Died on 21 November 1970
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