The event-the first in a series was organised by Chairman of the Fairfax County’s Republican Committee Matt Ames and others
A coffee table book on the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was globally launched in Washington and presented to several American lawmakers.
“The Making of a Legend”, written by Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of NGO Sulabh International, has images and text depicting Modi’s journey, his struggles and initiatives since assuming the office in 2014.
Copies of the book were presented to Congressmen H Morgan Griffith, Thomas A Garrett, Barbara Comstock, Ted Yoho and Ami Bera.
The lawmakers lauded the efforts of the prime minister, a media release said on September 27.
The book was launched at a function organised at Bombay Tandoor restaurant on 26th September, in the presence of prominent citizens of Washington DC & Virginia. Amongst others, Matt Ames, Chairman, Fairfax County Republican Committee; Virginia; Ahmad Shah Katawazai, Defence Liaison, Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington-DC, Member of the Trump Advisory committee Punit Ahluwalia and Katapa, Head, Overseas Friends of BJP. Describing Modi as a “true grassroots leader”, Dr Pathak said India is all set to ensure 100 per cent sanitation coverage by 2019.
The event-- the first in a series was organised by Chairman of the Fairfax County’s Republican Committee Matt Ames, Member of the Trump campaigns Asian American Advisory committee Punit Ahluwalia and Adapa Prasad of Overseas Friends of the BJP in the US. Pathak termed Modi as “an able and true mentor” for social welfare and development of India. The book was launched in India in July. Dr Pathak was invited to share his five decades journey in the sanitation sector. He not only shared his experience with a number of anecdotes but also explained about the motivation for writing this book.
Addressing gathering Dr Pathak spoke about the achievement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and shared the characteristics of his overall personality. Dr Pathak said that India is all set to ensure 100 per cent sanitation coverage by 2019.
He added that “it is his habit to work for the people and tap the opportunity given by God to serve people. He said that there should be no difference between developing a city and a village and PM Modi has proved it.’’
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