New Delhi, Exhorting students to become ‘Warrior’ instead of ‘Worrier’ during examination, Urdu version of the book ‘Exam Warriors’, authored by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was released here on Saturday.
After Urdu version, which was translated by Dr Nasira Rizvi, the book was published in 15 languages in a short span.
Union Minister of Human Resources Prakash Javadekar, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitender Singh, film director Muzaffar Ali, and actors Rishi Kapoor and Annu Kapoor released the book at a function organised by India Islamic Cultural Centre at the Dr Ambedkar International Centre.
Mr. Javadekar said that Mr Modi is the first Prime Minister who has written a book about the stress, caused by exams on students. “A teacher is hidden inside Mr. Modi” he said and added that with the efforts of the Prime Minister, education has quality now and special attention given to research.
Mr Javdekar said that scholarships are being distributed to more and more poor students. “Government compensates interest on education loan for six years and now its benefits are available to eight lakh students, the targeted is to increase loan availability to 10 lakh in three years”, he said.
Addressing the gathering Mr Naqvi said that the Prime Minister is working with policy of ‘Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas’ and take the development to all sections of the society. “The Prime Minister wants to make youth a part of these programme”, he added.
Emphasising the importance to make the book available in different languages, Mr Jitendra Singh said that the purpose of this book remained incomplete without publication in Urdu.
Addressing the function, Rishi Kapoor said that he learned Urdu from movies and it helped him become successful. He said that parents put pressure on children on to get high marks in exams and they get stressed. “Through this book, students will find ways to avoid stress,” Mr Kapoor said and added that there was a lack of such books during his childhood.
Annu Kapoor said that Urdu is one of the main languages spoken in the country and it should not be linked to religion.External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Mr Javedkar had released Exam Warriors in February this year, before the CBSE board exams began.