Upendrra Rai, Chairman, Managing Director and Editor in Chief of Bharat Express News Network addressed World Book Fair
World Book Fair 2024: Upendrra Rai, the Chairman, Managing Director, and Editor-in-Chief of Bharat Express News Network, delivered an inspiring address on the “Role of Authors in Nation Building” during an interactive session at the World Book Fair held at Pragati Maidan in Delhi, the national capital.
Speech of CMD Upendrra Rai at World Book Fair 2024
Upendrra Rai’s speech focused on the profound impact of books on individuals and societies, urging the youth to embrace reading as a transformative tool.
Highlighting the significance of books, Upendrra Rai emphasized their ability to impart knowledge and understanding. He encouraged aspiring writers to engage in the practice of writing regularly, suggesting that even documenting one’s daily routine or thoughts about loved ones could foster introspection and personal growth.
Impact of Books on the society
Upendrra Rai illustrated the historical influence of books by recounting events such as the Renaissance in Europe, which was fueled by the dissemination of knowledge through texts brought by Byzantine scholars. He underscored how books have catalyzed change throughout history, citing examples like the French Revolution, where intellectual figures like Voltaire and Rousseau were deeply influenced by literature.
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Power of literature
CMD of Bharat Express Upendrra Rai underscored the transformative power of literature, asserting that books have the potential to shape civilizations, transcend borders, and redefine nations. He urged the audience to recognize and appreciate the profound impact of books on society.
Upendrra Rai’s insightful remarks served as a call to action for the youth to engage with literature actively.
The address can be viewed on Bharat Express News Network’s television channel or via live streaming on YouTube, offering an opportunity for viewers to gain further insight into the vital role of authors in nation-building.