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Letters to mother goddess from Modi's diary to be published next month

These letters have been taken from Modi's diary, dating back to 1986.

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According to Somaaya, Modi's strength as a writer is his emotional quotient.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Many letters that Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a young man wrote to mother goddess, whom he addressed as 'jagat janani', every night on varied topics will be published in a book form in English next month.
HarperCollins India said "Letters to Mother", translated from Gujarati by renowned film critic Bhawana Somaaya, will be released as ebook and hardback.
These letters have been taken from Modi's diary, dating back to 1986.
"This is not an attempt at literary writing; the passages featured in this book are reflections of my observations and sometimes unprocessed thoughts, expressed without filter..." a HarperCollins India statement quoted Modi

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First Published: May 28 2020 | 7:49 PM IST

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