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Dr. Krishna Saksena’s Book ‘Whispers of Time’ Unveiled in New Delhi by Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani

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Dr. Krishna Saksena today launched her new book ‘Whispers of Time’ at India International Centre in New Delhi. The book was unveiled by Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Minister of Textiles and Minister of Women and Child Development. Also present at the event was Lady Kishwar Desai, renowned Author and Columnist, who presented her comments on the Book and journey of Dr. Saksena.


Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani with Dr. Krishna Saksena during launch of the book Whispers of Time


Whispers of Time’ witnesses three generations in the author’s long life of ninety years in which she found a great difference. If the first was too strict and severe in clinging hard to traditions, the second had softened down to new values of love and helpfulness. In a way it was a beautiful world of togetherness. But this world soon dwindles into a world of selfishness and deceit. The series of events are developed in a powerful manner that makes the novel both real and revealing.


Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani with Dr. Krishna Saksena during launch of the book Whispers of Time


Speaking at the launch, Dr. Krishna Saksena says about ‘Whispers of Time’, “In my last 3 generations, I witnessed the importance of money and how money rules the world. Through this book, I have tried to explain how cutting the throat of others and living a life of outward show and grand style is the fashion of today and I believe this book will be a practical eye-opener for the young generation.”


Commenting on the book, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani said, ‘’The book is a manifesto of women hood. You speak nonchalantly about the discrimination between a son and a daughter but you are not sad about it, you write in a way that says the daughter is waiting for the day when she is able to prove herself. The book is able to wrap regression with laughter; this shows the beauty of the writer’s skill and makes it distinguishable from others. I just hope we come together again on your 100th year Krishnaji to celebrate yet another book and yet another success.’’


About Dr. Krishna Saksena

Dr. Krishna Saksena is a author of unbound name and fame. She has written 9 books and her works have a unique blend of modernity with tradition. She is the first woman candidate in whole of U.P. and amongst few in India to get the Ph.D. degree in English Literature in the year 1955. A devotee of Mother Divine, she strongly feels that without the base of spiritualism, nothing will ever succeed in this materialistic world. So she well combines in her works spiritualism with materialism. A former professor of Delhi University, she has to her credit a number of publications like ‘The Gita as I understand’, ‘You Me & the Divine’, ‘Take a U Turn’, ‘The Price of innocence’, ‘Strange Thoughts’, ‘The Tales my Wrinkles tell’, ‘Stop this Game’, and ‘Silent Screams’.


The current book has been published by Prabhat Prakashan.

Source: Newsvior

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