India’s Ambassador to China Vikram Misri presented a translated version of 10 peerless collections of Modern Indian Literature to Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Secretary General Vladimir Norov, today. This is in realization of the commitment made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Bishkek SCO Summit that India will translate 10 great creations of Indian regional literature into Russian and Chinese. Ambassador Misri also discussed important issues with the SCO Secretary General.
This was an important outcome of India’s presidency of SCO Heads of Government in 2020 which will bring a better understanding of literary vastness of India especially for the interested readers of SCO region. The project was commissioned by India’s premier literary institution, Sahitya Akademi. SG Norov said that this was one of the greatest gifts of India to SCO during the 20th Anniversary of the Organization. Mr. Norov also hailed India’s presidency last year and expressed confidence in India’s prominent role and contribution in the SCO setup.