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English novel penned by 14-year-old girls released in Ludhiana

English novel penned by 14-year-old girls released in Ludhiana

Dr Surjit Patar among others releasing a book written by 14-year-old Pratibha Sharma and Baruni Arora.

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, July 22

An English novel, “Summer Enigma”, penned by 14-year-old Pratibha Sharma and Baruni Arora, was released at Sutlej Club here today. The novel was released by Punjabi poet Dr Surjit Patar, former Vice- Chancellor, Guru Nanak Dev University, Dr SP Singh, writer and former IAS officer Jung Bahadur Goyal, Punjabi poet Prof Gurbhajan Singh Gill, Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Police Rakesh Agrawal in the presence of several others other personalities.

Pratibha Sharma is the daughter of the Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner. She along with her friend Baruni Arora penned this novel.

Speaking on the occasion, Pratibha and Baruni said during the lockdown period, they decided to pen their thoughts that eventually took the shape of a novel. They used to study together in Jalandhar. When Varinder Sharma was transferred to Ludhiana both remained in touch through social media and fully utilised their time for writing novel. The book’s title cover has been designed by Pratibha’s elder sister Madhvi Sharma.

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