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Book Release | Pune | 30 Dec 2007 Print E-mail

 

The Dadi Nani  book was launched in Pune on December 30, 2007 in association with Crossword Bookstore. The Chief Guest was Dr. Saroja Bhate, Sanskrit scholar. The Guest of Honour was Mrs. Chandrakala Shetty, a social activist. Dr. Rupali Seth read out excerpts from the story contributed by her mother, Mrs. Savita Khanna.
The Dadi Nani Foundation Charitable Trust was also announced at this event by the Managing Trustee, Mr. Ashok Mathur, who is a graduate of IIM Ahemdabad. The trust is honoured to have as trustees Dr. Jaswant Krishnayya, retired professor of Computer Science at IIM Ahemdabad; Mr. Prasanna Joshi, qualified Chartered Accountant; and Dr. Keshav Rae, an academic associated with business schools. Other trustees are Mrs. Pamela Mathur, Pune, Mr. Satish Mathur, Mumbai, and Mrs. Manjula Mathur, Mumbai. The trust will be formally ready by March 2008.

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> Indian Express
> Loksatta

 
Book Release | Mumbai | 29 Jul 2007 Print E-mail

 

The Dadi Nani book was launched in Mumbai on July 29, 2007 by Mr. Krishen Khanna, a world-renowned artist, whose daughter, Malati Shah, has written about her dadi - Mr. Khanna's mother - in the book. The Guest of Honour was Mr. Anil Dharker, a well-known journalist and editor; Ms. Avantika Akerkar and Mr Vinay Jain, cine/theatre artists read out excerpts from the book.

News coverage of the event
> Book Review in DNA
> Hindustan Times

 
Book Release | Ahmedabad | 28 Sep 2007 Print E-mail

 

The Dadi Nani  book was launched in Ahmedabad on September 28, 2007 in association with Manthan Educational Programme Society. The Chief Guest was Esther David, litterateur. The Guest of Honour were Shri Bakul Bakshi, Dr. Madhu Kothari, and Dr. Ranjana Harish. Many thanks to Abhay and Shraddha Kothari for their key role in organising this programme.

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> Indian Express

 
Book Release | Jaipur | 28 Jul 2007 Print E-mail

 

The Dadi Nani  book was launched in Jaipur on July 28, 2007 by Admiral Madhvendra Singh (Retd.), PVSM, AVSM, Chief of Naval Staff 2001-2004. The Guest of Honour was Shri R C Mody, whose family has provided three contributions to the book, and who has written an additional personal story related to Mahatma Gandhi for this web site.

News coverage of the event
> Rajasthan Patrika