A Jamia student pens a novel on young India
OT, March 19, 2012 11:25 IST
Okhla Times Campus Reporter/JMI
It is not only teachers of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) who are making waves by writing books even JMI students have made a mark. Treadmills and Push-up Bras, a novel written by R. Nithya, a student of M.A. (Political Science), JMI will be released in a Book Launch Function by Tajeshwar Singh, a writer and motivational speaker.
This novel represents young India on the march and it is a story of the thrills and emotions of three girls and their boyfriends in their final year of high school. The book release takes place on March 20, 2012 at 11.30 AM in the Conference Hall of FTK-Centre for Information Technology.
R Nitrhya was born in Chennai and spent her childhood in Varanasi and her teenage years in Gurgaon before moving to New Delhi. She graduated from the University of Delhi with a degree in journalism, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in political science at Jamia Millia Islamia, where she is a staff writer for an independent student newspaper, according to the media coordinator. Nithya is also a poet and has been writing stories since her teenage years. This is her debut novel.
On the same day a lecture is also scheduled to be held at 11 AM in the Conference Hall of India Arab Culture Centre, JMI. The department of Persian, JMI, is going to organize the XII Professor Hadi Hasan Memorial Lecture on “Jalal Aseer”, a famous poet of Safavid Period, by Dr. Wajihuddin, Department of Persian, M.S. University Vadodra, Gujarat.
Prof. Syed Hasan Mehmood, director, Academic Staff College, JMI, will preside over the function.
Prof. Azizuddin Husain, Dean, Faculty of Humanities & Languages, JMI, will be the chief guest of the programme, claimed the university release.
Imprint: Thames River Press
April 2012 | 304 Pages | 216 x 140mm / 8.5 x 5.5
Price: Rs 295.00
(Image courtesy Anthem Press)