“Banaras, the oldest beautiful city on the banks of holy river Ganges, is represented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Situated in this beautiful city, I am delighted and very happy to be associated with the Mrigtrishna magazine being released by the students of Banaras Hindu University, one of the best universities in the world, also known as the capital of knowledge.”
Above note was stated by H.E. Erik Solheim, 6th Executive Director, United Nation Environment Program (UNEP) at the launching program of the special edition of Mrigtrishna magazine named “Pandemic Paragons“.
Erik Solheim praised the Mrigtrishna magazine team, saying, there was a time when there was British rule in India but today the youth of India are constantly taking India forward on the path of development compared to other countries.
Launch of “Pandemic Paragons”
The program started with Shreya Pandey’s Saraswati Vandana. Fatima Ansari introduced the visiting guests. After this, Prof. Bala Lakhindra of Banaras Hindu University welcomed all the distinguished guests who attended the program.
After this, Prince Tiwari, student of Banaras Hindu University, editor-in-chief of Mrigtrishna Magazine, described the entire journey from the beginning of Mrigrishna Patrika to the fact that at the time of lockdown when the whole world was in the grip of corona epidemic, a group of students initiated a multi-lingual magazine called Mrigtrishna.
After this, Prof. H.E. Erik Solheim released the “Pandemic Paragon” edition of Mrigtrishna magazine.
Eric Solheim praised Indian Culture
While releasing, he recalled Mahatma Gandhi’s thoughts. He said that you must bring the change that our great men want to see in the world. He also praised Indian culture and its multi-lingual civilization, citing the example of a Marathi friend, and said that every person of India respects all their languages in India wholeheartedly.
Giving a message to the Mrigtrishna team for the future, he said that you should present such positive and extraordinary stories as an example to the people.
During the program Prof. Anup Mishra from BHU, Prof. Ram Manohar Sharma, Vidya Bharti, Rajasthan were present. Along with them, Charu, Geetanjali, Nandani, Manya, Shaifali, Varija, Shambhavi, Kasturi, Diksha, Yashika, Harshita, Amisha, Kanika, Divyashi, Ruchi, Pratyusha, Omprakash, Rajneesh, Rajan, etc. were also present.