Parts of this HOWTO have been taken from The Unicode HOWTO by Bruno Haible and The Devanagri HOWTO by Keyur Shroff.
I would also like to take this opportunity to thank my papa, mummy and my brothers Manvinder and Kulvinder for their unconditional love and support, without whom I could never have achieved anything in life. Forever, I love you. Loshaca :)
To Girija, my girlfriend: :) Thanks for everything.
I am very grateful to Keyur Shroff for allowing me to modify and redistribute his Devanagri HOWTO. Special thanks go out to him for his guidance, help, and support.
Thanks to Rohan D'Sa and Manvinder Bali of Centurion Linux for having helped me with various UTF-8 and Indic scripts issues. Also, thanks for representing Centurion Linux at the Business Technology meet organised by Ministry of Information Technology, New Delhi.
Once again, special thanks to Dan Scott for converting the HOWTO to DocBook XML format. Thanks Dan :)