PM Narendra Modi to pen new, updated version of Exam Warriors

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 10:04 AM IST
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After being elected as Prime Minister for the second time, Narendra Modi is now working on a new edition of his book Exam Warriors.

According to Hindustan Times, Modi is believed to have suggested an updated edition of the book, which has sold two million copies till now. He wants to write about mental health and about children getting addicted to gadgets in the revised edition. Confirming this, Milee Aishwarya of Penguin Random House India told the leading daily, “Exam Warriors did very well and we are excited to bring out the updated version of the book later this year.”

People aware of the developments told the Hindustan Times, that Narendra Modi got the idea of updating the 208-page book during an interaction he held with students taking exams on January 29. Modi was also struck by the issue of students being depressed about their performance and their mental health in hostels. An official told the leading daily, “He feels strongly that these issues should be addressed and so he has been working on writing all of this out over this month.’’

Exam Warriors book was launched on February 3, 2018 by HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi. ‘Exam Warriors’ has been published by Penguin Random House in multiple languages. Through the book, the Prime Minister hopes to become a friend of the students and guide them as they prepare for the examinations, the publishers had told PTI. This motivational book, which teaches children how to tackle examination woes, was released in English and Hindi, and later was translated to Odia, Tamil and Urdu languages.

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