DPS JAMMU ALUMNA’S BOOK SELECTED FOR LONDON BOOK FAIR-2020
Friday, February 28, 2020
Pankhuri Aggarwal, Alumna of Delhi Public School Jammu, batch-2009 brought laurels to the school and her parents Rakhi and Rajesh Aggarwal by having her book enlisted for London Book Fair-2020. Her first book of poems titled, “The petals of Reminiscence: A Step back in time” has been highly appreciated and has also recently received “Kunwar Viyogi Young Writers Award”. This has also been shortlisted to be placed in the Oxford Library, New Delhi. Now, adding another feather to her cap, Pankhuri’s book has also proudly been listed for London Book Fair-2020 to be held in March, 2020.
The book is a contemporary antidote offering candid explorations over the scuffling questions of how to find the true purpose of life? What is life without love? What does it mean to be lonesome? Why do we seek out for connections? It is a poetic collection of 101 poems, which takes one through all the nuances of life.
Pankhuri gives the credit of her success to her parents and all the teachers of her school for providing an excellent knowledge base to her throughout her days at DPS Jammu. She has been a part of the school since its inception. She thanked her teachers for instilling the creative literary streak in her during the early years of her life.
Pankhuri is a Gold Medalist in English literature. She completed her M.Phil with the highest outstanding grade from University of Jammu, earning her scholarship throughout. Currently, she is pursuing her Ph.D in English literature from University of Jammu.
Principal, DPS Jammu, Ms. Ruchi Chabra congratulated Pankhuri and encouraged her to continue her literary pursuits with same zeal and enthusiasm. She also presented her with a memento of appreciation.
Hon’ble President, RCT, Sh. M.K Ajathatru Singh Ji, Hon’ble PVC, Kunwrani Ritu Singh Ji and Hon’ble Director, Sh. S.S Sodhi Ji extended their best wishes to Pankhuri and her parents.