Kolkata, (Calcutta Tube / IBNS): Writer and Congress parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor recently said India should focus on food security and employment for all as he launched author Aniruddha Bose’s novel “The Vision” in Kolkata.
The novel is the English translation of Aniruddha’s Bengali book “Dekha”.
The book “The Vision” explores the cry of the human soul that lurks behind the glitterati facade of wealth and luxury of the west, through the eyes of a young confused Briton of Indian origin, who steps into the country of her forefathers to explore he truth of life.
In the event Tharoor, a former union minister and diplomat, stated his vision for the global future.
Tharoor said,”For India we need policies that will promote food security, good neighbourhood and will generate job for people.”
Talking about the present generation who have adopted different languages and cultures, Tharoor said: “This is the total capacity of the Indian mind to capture all other languages. Range of cultural experiences is not bad but its all about capacity.”
Tharoor who is fluent in English, French and Malayalam further added:”India is a land of multiple languages. It has plurality.”
Talking about the governmental activities, Tharoor said:”Don’t judge them with their words, eventually the actions matter”.
Aniruddha is the author five Bengali books that includes ‘Anwesh’, Nihshobde’, ‘Chakra’, Tomake’ and ‘Dekha’.
(Reporting by Tania Roy, Photos by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS)