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gita revisited book

Book ‘Gita Revisited’

Question: Who is the author of the book ‘Gita Revisited’?
(a) Devendra Pal
(b) Hriday Narayan Dikshit
(c) Pramod Kumar
(d) Ram Niwas Goyal
Answer: (b)
Related Facts:

  • On November 7th, 2017, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan released the book ‘Gita Revisited’ written in English in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • This book is written by Hriday Narayan Dikshit, President of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly.
  • During the inauguration ceremony, along with the Speaker on the Forum, Harshvardhan Shringla, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh and President of Uttar Pradesh assembly were present.

Reference:
http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/mahajan-unveils-book-on-gita-by-up-assembly-speaker-117110801603_1.html
http://www.khaskhabar.com/local/uttar-pradesh/lucknow-news/news-uttar-pradesh-assembly-speaker-hriday-narayan-dixit-written-book-geeta-revisited-unveil-in-dhaka-news-hindi-1-270286-KKN.html

'Making of a Legend' Book on life of PM Modi launched in Washington

The Book Making of a Legend

Question: Who is the author of the book ‘Making of a Legend’?
(a) Amrita Rai
(b) N.K. Lion
(c) Bindeshwari Pathak
(d) Taslima Nasreen
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • On September 26, 2017, the coffee table book ‘The Making of a Legend’, written on the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was released globally in Washington.
  • Its copies were also presented to many American MPs.
  • This book is written by Bindeshwari Pathak (founder of NGO Sulabh International).
  • Since taking over as Prime Minister in May 2014, this book has depicted Modi’s life journey, his struggles and efforts.

Reference:
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/book-on-life-of-pm-modi-launched-in-washington/1/1056919.html
http://www.financialexpress.com/india-news/book-on-narendra-modi-the-making-of-a-legend-launched-by-amit-shah-mohan-bhagwat-in-delhi/760348/
http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/rss-chief-bhagwat-releases-book-on-pm-modi-the-making-of-a-legend/story-0x316olJWBHf36l8DpgejN.html

PM Modi releases full volumes of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya's works

Full volumes of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya’s works released

Question: Who among the following has released full volumes of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya’s works?
(a) Pranab Mukherjee
(b) Narendra Modi
(c) Amit Shah
(d) Lal Krishna Advani
Ans: (b)
Related facts:

  • On 9 October 2016 Prime Minister Narendra Modi released 15 volume Complete works of former Jan Sangh Chief Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya.
  • The 15-volume work ‘The Complete Works of Deendayal Upadhyaya’ highlights the key events in the life of Upadhyaya, the journey of Jana Sangh and of the country and includes events like the 1965 Indo-Pakistan war, Tashkent agreement, and Goa’s liberation.
  • The 15-volume work ‘The Complete Works of Deendayal Upadhyaya’ was edited by Mahesh Chandra sharma, former MP and chairman of Research and Development Foundation for Integral Humanism.

Reference:
http://www.narendramodi.in/prime-minister-narendra-modi-to-inaurgurate-full-volume-of-pt-deendayal-upadhyay-s-literature-at-vigyan-bhavan-new-delhi-532672
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/prime-minister-narendra-modi-talks-about-indias-surgical-strikes-against-pakistan-in-new-delhi/article9204229.ece
http://www.bjp.org/hi/media-resources/press-releases/salient-points-of-speech-by-hon-ble-prime-minister-shri-narendra-modi-on-the-occasion-of-release-of-complete-literature-of-pandit-deen-dayal-upadhyay-at-vigyan-bhawan-new-delhi-09-10-2016-hi

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