New Delhi, Sep 15: The Urdu version of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book 'Exam Warriors' was released on Sunday in the presence of several Union ministers. The book focusses on 25 mantras for parents and students to cope with the stress of exams, has earlier been published in 14 languages. Reports inform that the Urdu version has been launched because while the natural language of India in many ways is Hindustani, it is in the Urdu language that Hindustani finds the influence of Ganga Yamuna 'tehzeeb'.
The publishers have been asked to keep the price of the book nominal so that everyone can afford to buy it. The book at present costs anywhere between Rs 63-Rs 100 depending on where one buys it from. In the Urdu edition, the prime minister has also talked about some yoga exercises and the importance of the quality of sleep required for students to beat the examination stress.
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The launch of the book was held at Dr Ambedkar International Centre in the national capital and was organised by the India Islamic Cultural Centre. HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, actors Rishi Kapoor and Annu Kapoor and producer-director-writer Muzaffar Ali were among those present.
During the launch, Javadekar said that PM Modi is the only leader of the world who has written a book for school children at a time when most politicians would be only concerned with vote and constituencies. Reports inform that this book could not have been written by anyone else other than the prime minister and its aim would have remained incomplete if it had not been published in Urdu.