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  • Book : “My Journey from Mohali to St. Petersburg” A Gift to Indo-Russian Brotherhood

    Published on September 11, 2018

    By Aleksei Illiuviev

    New Delhi: A new book “My Journey from Mohali to St. Petersburg” by Ananya Kambojwas presented at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in India last week in partnership with the BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The event gathered students and teachers from Delhi schools as well as from the Russian Embassy School in India,Russian diplomats,representatives of the International Federation of Indo-Russian Youth Clubs, key figures of BRICS CCI.

    The author is a participant of the Football for FriendshipSocial Program supported by Gazprom, which aims to promote youth sports and foster tolerance, respect to other cultures and nations.

    A.Kamboj, ayoung Indian girl, verymature in her sayings, sharedher experiences about the trip to Russiaon the threshold of the 2018 FIFA Championshipdescribed in the book and read fragments from some of its chapters.

    Russian Ambassador H.E. Mr Nikolay Kudashevstressed that the Championship was labeled byFIFA President Gianni Infantino and Indian journalists as the best inhistory and expressed hope that the warmth of personal storiesby football fans who visited Russia this year will last long after the referee’s final whistle.Mr B.B.L. Madhukar, Secretary General of BRICS CCI, congratulated MsKamboj and said that Ananya’s story promotes Russian-Indian friendship and serves as inspiration for everyone.

    Students from various Delhi schools had an opportunity to speak with the author about her journey to Russia.

    The program also included a presentation of one of the leading Russian online educational platforms Uchi.ru which launched its subsidiaryDragonlearnin India.This Russian company has been successfully holding BRICSMATH, an online contest aimed at promoting mathematics among youngsters and uniting children of BRICS nations.

    (The author is Second Secretary to Russian Embassy in India)