Books on Indian PM Modi launched in Australia
India has been undergoing a historic change under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has tried to touch the life of the common man and is tirelessly working to ensure that every Indian gets all the basic elements for their well-being and welfare, said Meenakshi Lekhi, Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture.
She was speaking at the 'Vishwa Sadbhavana' event organised by the NID Foundation at Melbourne in Australia, where she formally launched two books 'Heartfelt: The Legacy of Faith' and 'Modi@20: Dreams Meet Delivery', reflecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's unique and hugely successful governance, and his love and affection for humanity in general and Indians in particular, irrespective of region or religion.
Brought out by NID Foundation, the book 'Heartfelt: The Legacy of Faith' documents Prime Minister Modi's belief in the Sikh Guru's and their teachings, and his earnest efforts for enabling justice and prosperity and delivering upon the long-overdue mainstays of the Sikh community.
The other book, 'Modi@20: Dreams Meet Delivery', is a compilation of chapters authored by eminent intellectuals and domain experts, attempts a definitive and expansive exploration into the fundamental transformation of Gujarat and India over the last 20 years due to Modi’s unique model of governance. The authors include: P.V. Sindhu, Shobana Kamineni, Surjit S. Bhalla, Amish Tripathi, Amit Shah, Pradeep Gupta, Anantha Nageswaran, Arvind Panagariya, Shamika Ravi. Uday S. Kotak, Ajay Mathur, Anupam Kher, Ashok Gulati, Dr. Devi Shetty, Nandan Nilekani, Inripendra Misr, Sadhguru, Sudha Murthy, Ajit Doval K.C., Manoj Ladwa, Bharat Barai, and Dr. S. Jaishankar.
Celebrating the spirit of Global Goodwill and the virtues of brotherhood, harmony, integration, and collective progress that it encompasses, the 'Vishwa Sadbhavana' event was hosted by the NID Foundation to celebrate the exceptional progress achieved the Modi-led government for the welfare and well-being of Indian diaspora spread across the globe, as well as his good governance model.
Representatives of the Indian diaspora in Australia, including thought leaders, entrepreneurs, members of the Australian Parliament and Senate, corporate leaders, educationists, spiritual leaders were present at the event. Julian Hill, Member of Australian Parliament; Manpreet Vohra, Indian High Commissioner to Australia; S. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chief Patron, NID Foundation and Chancellor, Chandigarh University; Prof Himani Sood, Founder NID Foundation; Mr Joseph Haweil, Councillor for Aitken Ward, Hume City; Josh Gilligan, Councillor for Chaffey Ward, Wyndham; Naim Kurt, Councillor at Hume City Council and Matthew Hilakari, Labor candidate for Point Cook and former senior policy advisor were among those present.
First to be organised in Australia, the Vishwa Sadbhavana was the latest in the series of such events hosted by the NID foundation and picks up from the legacy of the last event held in Chicago, US, back in June this year.