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Tripti Pandey’s book launched at Zee JLF London

DNJAI89933 | 6/13/2018 | Author : After Hrs Correspondent | WC :110

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On June 9, the last day of the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival London, the High Commissioner of India launched the coffee table book, India’s Elephants - A Cultural Legacy, written by Jaipur’s Tripti Pandey. The guests who attended the reception held at the High Commission included former state minister Salman Khurshid and well known jewellers of Jaipur Rajiv Arora and Rajesh Ajmera. Tripti Pandey talked about her five-year-long research and briefly shared the directions given by Chanakya to the king on the upkeep of the animal, mahouts and forests. She also shared a moving anecdote witnessed reflecting the emotional bond between an elephant and his Mahout in Sonepur Fair, Bihar.




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