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Toronto, May 3 (Canadian-Media): A ceremony to launch a book was held at Consulate General of India, Toronto on May 2, 2017. During this ceremony Consul General of India, Shri Dinesh Bhatia released the book ‘Ootamini Ageekarinchanu’ (Oota-mini Agee-karin-chanu), Telugu translation by Prof. Lakshmi Prasad Yarlagadda of the book" Haar Nahin Manunga: Ek Atal Jeevan Gatha", the press release reports said.
Haar Nahin Manunga contains a biography of India’s former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee written by Vijai Trivedi.
The ceremony was attended by about 100 book lovers from different walks of life.
While addressing the guests, Bhatia stressed the importance of languages and thanked scholars and writers for bridging the gaps of language barriers by translating the works in native languages.
This was a great step, said Bhatia, towards exchange of different perspective and ideas.
Mr. Lakshmi Prasad Yaralagadda, in his speech, stated that exchange of ideas and understanding of different perspectives, rooted in diverse socio-cultural settings, is the key to overcome the barriers of region and language.
Porf. Yaralagadda, recipient of PADMA SRI in the year 2003 and PADMABHUSHAN in 2016 for his contributions to the domain of literature, was convinced that a wider audience and readership could be attained only by translation of books into other languages.
He is totally inspired to strive for expanding literary horizons in the cause of the Nation.
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)
Images of Dinesh Bhatia and Lakshmi Prasad Yaralagadda