The Vice Chancellor SMVDU Padma Shri Prof. R.K. Sinha along with the First lady of the University released the book titled ‘The Byzantine Jewels: Heart of Bellaridon’ authored by the young resident of SMVD University Campus Ishani Lal. She is the student of class X and is pursuing her studies from DPS, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Campus Katra, J&K.
While explaining about the book Ms. Ishani Lal expressed her gratitude towards the tranquil and academic environment of SMVDU that has been helpful in developing her cognitive and literary skills and motivated her to start writing at an early stage.The book is a fiction novel which has the slice of life and thrill based experience of five friends a magic learning academy. It navigates through the distinct personalities and powers of the young friends who have to learn to work with each other and be a collective in solving a challenge.
Prof. Sinha, in his speech congratulated and praised the young author for being able to publish a book at a tender age. He said that the parents and teachers must identify the talent of the kids and allow them to pursue their talents. They must guide them and nurture the talent. He expressed that the learning environment of SMVDU campus and its residents has been a motivation for the young generation to cultivate their aspirations. He congratulated the parents and teachers of Ishani Lal who have supported her to achieve this milestone.
Ms. Ishani Las is single daughter of Dr. Saurabh, a faculty member of SMVDU and Dr. Rajsri who is an independent researcher. The event was attended by Ms. Uma Kumari, first lady of the University and distinguished guests from in and outside SMVDU. The event was conducted by Ms. Nandita Khajuria who informed that the book has been published by Bluerose publication and is available online at bluerose.com, flipkart.com, as well as at amazon.com. The author Ishani Lal also signed the copies of the book owned by the enthusiastic readers of all the age class.