Within the run up to Tokyo Olympics 2020, praised sports history expert Boria Majumdar and writer Nalin Mehta’s new book Dreams of a Billion is hitting the stores, revealing insight into a few untold parts of the Olympic games to the nation.
Dreams of a Billion is a significant bit of work in a nation where there is next to no writing about Olympic games.
From bringing to the fore front stories of chivalrous triumphs at the Olympic and Paralympic Games to illuminating what it takes to rival the best on the planet, the first part of Dreams of Billion follows the excursion of how these competitors became donning symbols of the nation. In the last 50% of the book, stories from India’s initial Olympic history and the road ahead are told.
I have been a pivotal of this book from the start, in the sense Boria has been conversing with me consistently on it. He talked with me for near 100 hours I think and yes I much appreciate the difficult work he has placed in. He is an ace storyteller and books like these are greatly required in India. On the off chance that individuals feel propelled perusing our accounts it is just acceptable to perform well for the Indian games going ahead, India’s main badminton trainer Pullela Gopichand said at the sidelines of the dispatch of Dreams of a Billion.
Twofold Paralympic gold medalist, Devendra Jhajharia expressed joy at the manner in which the book has managed the examples of overcoming adversity of Paralympians.
It is extraordinary that the tale of Paralympians and Olympians are set next to each other. It implies that they are treated with a similar regard. It has been extraordinary conversing with Boria and I trust the perusers like my story, Jhajharia said.