Consulate General of India in Frankfurt organised a Book Reading session by Ms. Sara Rai, a renowned contemporary Indian writer, editor and translator of modern Hindi and Urdu fiction. Ms. Sara Rai is the grand daughter of the eminent Hindi and Urdu writer, Dhanpat Rai, better known by his pen name, Munshi Premchand, one of the most celebrated writers of the India and regarded as the foremost Hindi writers of the early 20th century. Ms. Sara Rai read excerpts from her book ‘Bhoolbhulayian’, which has been translated into German and published by Draupadi Verlag, ‘Im Labyrinth’.
Consul General Ms. Pratibha Parkar gave the welcome remarks. Mr. Christian Weiss, MD, Draupadi Verlag spoke about the translation of the book and Ms. Heidi Pandey conducted the event. Dr. Induprakash Pandey, renowned Hindi and German writer in Germany also spoke on the occasion.
The event was in coordination with Draupadi Verlag and Indian Cultural Institute.
Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India