Vikas Swarup-author of Slumdog millionaire at E-Summit'24 MANIT Bhopal

  • 10 Feb, 2024
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During the E-Summit'24 keynote session, Mr. Vikas Swarup, former diplomat and author of the Oscar-winning adaptation 'Q&A,' eloquently conveyed his journey inspired by "Kaun Banega Crorepati" and the belief that life is the greatest teacher. Reflecting on the global appreciation for underdog stories, he emphasized the transformative power of words, stating that books are not mere products but vehicles of impact and empowerment. Advocating for the use of social media in government to directly connect with the common people, he shared insights from his diplomatic career, expressed a desire for a roundtable with Mahatma Gandhi and Premchand, and announced the upcoming release of his new novel in July, adding another chapter to his literary contributions.