A ROBUST,PRAGMATIC and PRACTICAL FOREIGN POLICY FOR INDIA ….PANEL DISCUSSION

The Indo American Friendship Association organised a panel discussion with some top brains of the country at India International Centre .Ambassador Surender Kumar opened the session with Mr H K Dua as the Chairman .Interesting views were put forth by Prof WPS Sidhu,SEnior Fellow,Brookings and Amb.Lalit Mansingh,former Foreign Secretary to UK and USA.DR Shashi Tharoor ,hailing from the Congress expressed mixed views and hopes.Management guru Gurucharan Das showed optimism in Mr

 

 

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To sum up ,the air was full of positivity and hope .As I was present at Mr Modis swearing in ceremony I added a comment that the aura of Mr Modi was immense at Rashtrapati Bhavan and the Head of States who attended the ceremony brought with them a ray of hope for a promising new relationship between India and its neighbours !

INDIA THE TIME IS NOW …SHASHI THAROOR’S BOOK LAUNCH

IMG_0510 IMG_0508 IMG_0509Young MP’s came together for the launch of Minister of State forHuman Resource DevelopmentDr Shashi Tharoor’s book ..India the time is now .Young Parliamentarians included Hamdullah Sayeed,Jay panda,Jyotiraditya Scindhia,Milind Deora,Also spotted were French ambassador Francios Richier,alka pandey,Sadhna Srivastava,Ratan kaul,Kavita ashok,Shobit Arya,Sunit tan don,aruna vasudev and more .The book makes an interesting read .

Launch Of Dr Shashi Tharoor’s book ‘INDIA- THE FUTURE IS NOW’

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IMG_0231[1]IMG_0238[1]IMG_0234[1]Th e launch of Shashi Tharoors book …India the future is now …had an electric energy with youth leaders like Jyotiraje scindhia and Anurag thakur speaking about their contributions to the book .It was a discussion of Young India!
Seen here is the First Counsellor of EU,Silvia Constantini,Minister Shashi Tharoor and Dr Ratan Kaul.
For the first time a discussion on Indias growth and issues seemed so civilised that young leaders from the opposition were all singing in one tune .I look forward to such symphony in the future !!