It was a proud for moment for Indians in Victoria on 5 June when eminent Indian writer and philosopher Guru Shri Manoj Thakkar was warmly received by Hon Daniel Andrews, leader of opposition and shadow multicultural minister at Victorian Parliament.
Mr Thakkar recently released his philosophical novel ‘Kashi Marnan Mukti’ worldwide and was on a visit to Australia. He spent a couple of days in Victoria, a region that has the tag of being the multicultural capital of Australia.
Mr.Thakkar presented a copy of his book to Hon. Daniel Andrews during a ceremony organised by a group of people from the Sub-continent. Mrs Thakkar, Parliamentary Secretary to Shadow multicultural minister Hon Jude Parera, MP, and Manoj Kumar, a community activist in Victoria were among those present on the occasion.
At the end of the event, Hon Jude Perera took Mr Thakkar around the Parliament to show them the beautiful heritage of Australia.
Mr Thakkar’s book has received a lot of praise from people around the world including President of Nepal Ram Baran Yadav, who said, “This book can be called world heritage in Indian philosophy and Ganga-Yamuna culture.”