Dr. Harish Chandra Verma, fondly known as HC Verma was recently awarded the Padma Shri. If you are a Science/Engineering student you'd know him because you would have read his book 'Concept of Physics' in 11th and 12th classes.
An experimental physicist and emeritus professor at IIT Kanpur, Dr. HC Verma is famously known for this two-volume book, through which he has shaped the lives of so many students. And now that he's received India's 4th highest civilian award, netizens cannot keep calm.
From congratulatory messages...
"IIT nikalna hai toh, HCV padh lena."— GAURAV SHRISHRIMAL (@1992gaurav) November 9, 2021
"Bhai class chal, HCV sir ka lecture hai."
Thank You Sir for teaching us the "Concepts of Physics"!
Heartiest congratulations to HC Verma sir on being conferred the Padmashree Award. pic.twitter.com/7vdP0K6UMB
HC Verma. One such book that everybody told was hard, but turned out to be one of the most simple and straightforward books of physics. Legendary teacher. ✨🙏 https://t.co/TWazqN9Vki— Dr. Anshumalee Patel (@anshisatya) November 9, 2021
... To nostalgia, netizens are reliving those days when HC Verma (that's how we know the book) gave them sleepless nights.
And yes, it's a prized possession one doesn't give away. I still have mine.
Amazing. HC Verma. I still have Concept of Physics. https://t.co/cDPij2wUTF— Harsha Venkatesh (@harshaspoint) November 9, 2021
Thank you for making physics so simple and fun :)— Priggya (@priggya) November 9, 2021
Millions of children fall in love with the subject because of the blue and green colour books and monkey examples.
Congratulations HC Verma Sir! pic.twitter.com/upYKfUJFbH
Some people are also guessing the degree at which he is holding the award because kaafi angles calculate kiye hai Physics mein.
How can anyone forget the monkeys hung from pulleys in the never-ending numericals his book has?
HC Verma Sir getting Padam shree Award!— Priyanshu 🎭 (@pyaracetamol500) November 9, 2021
*Meanwhile Monkeys... pic.twitter.com/MoS2P32Rko
HC Verma wins Padma Shri but the monkey is still hanging to that pulley waiting for the T to be calculated— Utkarsh (@theshrewdindian) November 9, 2021
It is such a proud moment for all his students who have gained so much knowledge from his books and excelled in their careers.