Only those who keep walking get sweet returns…look at the sun’s perseverance – dynamic & always on the move, never dormant… hence keep moving, says Narendra Modi, CM of Gujarat. A man of courage and values, Modi is a strong supporter of Hindutava and follower of RSS.
Continuing his penmanship, Narendra Modi has authored a new book offering glimpses of his journey from an ordinary worker of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to a full-time functionary as pracharak. In JyotiPunj, Narendra Modi has attempted to communicate his persona, thinking and principles – and attribute them to the years he spent in the Sangh. Jyotipunj debunks many myths about the Sangh. The book reflects extraordinary works of ordinary people.
However Narendra Modis new book is more focused on several known and unknown RSS leaders, who have shaped the Gujarat Chief Ministers thinking. Modi wants to use the book to convey his commitment as strong Sangh man to the cadres. On the day of release of the book, Modi expressed his gratitude towards the RSS saying that he has learnt a lot from the leaders. Modi said during emergency when all the well known writers of the RSS were locked in jails, he was asked to publish a booklet, Abhay. It was during that time that he learnt the art of writing and he has compiled all his feelings about the leaders in the book. He said that his first book was released more than 30 years ago by Babubhai Jashbhai Patel, the then CM of Gujarat.
“Jyotipunj” highlights the lives of 16 leaders of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). In the book, Modi has written about the things he has learnt from these 16 leaders during his interactions with them. They include RSS founder K B Hedgewar and his successor M S Golwalkar, Nathalal Jhagda, K K Shastri, Laxmanrao Inamdar, Keshvrao Deshmukh, Madhukarrao Bhagwat, Shri Vasant Chiplunkar, Dr Vanikar, Anantrao Kade, Vasudevrao Talwalkar, Babubhai Oza and Dr P V Doshi.
Passionate and progressive, a poet at heart and an author of a few books and tech-savvy, Mr. Narendra Modi is one of the most responsive political leaders in India. Modis model of good governance is being applauded within the country and beyond. The way he has won the hearts of people of Gujarat and his popularity at the national level show that Good governance is also good politics.
This book has also been translated in Marathi by Ravindra Dani is a publication of Ameya Prakashan.