Chandigarh, Oct 11 (UNI) Haryana Governor A R Kidwai today released a book titled 'The Strawberry Sun&other poems' authored by Manjit Kaur at a simple function at Haryana Raj Bhavan today.
Manjit Kaur is a senior Lecturer in Government College for Girls, Sector-42 here.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Kidwai congratulated the author for her contribution to the English literature.
He remarked that English was no more a foreign language as it was being used internationally for business, commerce and exchange of ideas.
The Governor said that Indian writers had won acclaim all over the world for their high quality works in English literature. He hoped younger generation would achieve perfection in this language in order to compete in the changing world scenario.
The book, a collection of 49 poems, reflects the human mind or psyche beset by fear, doubts and dilemmas and need to carve a place in the outside world.
Among others who were present on the occasion included Mr Kamal Chaudhary, Ex-MP and Dr Devender Singh, Commissioner, Custom and Excise, Chandigarh and Jammu and Kashmir.