Scholar Bishnupriya Padhi’s new book released

Updated: Oct 03, 2012, 16:10 PM IST

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: Noted scholar Ms Bishnupriya Padhi’s new book ‘Voyaging Across Times: Reflections on Indo-South African Cultural Relations’ was released by His Excellency Rev. Harris Majeke, the High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa in India on Heritage Day (27 September) in the capital.

The event was attended by the distinguished foreign dignitaries, diplomats of African Narions, Professors and Scholars of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and senior bureaucrats of Government of India.

While addressing the gathering, the Hon’ble High Commissioner emphasized that the need to strength the relations between India and South Africa and called the two countries twins. The cultural relationship between the two nations could be traced back to 17th Century.