Thursday, September 15, 2011

City writer bags Rajiv Gandhi Award

The State has again a reason to rejoice as local talents are making a mark at the national level by dint of their achievements. City talent Amit Kumar has won the Rajiv Gandhi Award for his book Globalisation and India.

Kumar was given this prestigious award at the Vigyan Bhawan by the President of India, Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday. A resident of Ratu Road, Kumar wrote his book last year and it was published by Satyam Publishing House. In the book, the impact of globalisation on the country has been discussed from different angles. The advanced effects of globalisation can be better learnt by reading this book.

Amit was interested in writing since childhood. He studied in Shradhanand Bal Mandir. Amit is now posted in a Uttar Pradesh college as lecturer.

Full report here Pioneer

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