Sydney’s beloved poetess Rekha Rajvanshi’s book ‘Mutthi Bhar Chandni’ was launched in Sydney amidst the Indian community. ‘Mutthi Bhar Chandni’, her sixth book is a compilation of 51 ghazals in Hindi and Urdu, written beautifully by Rekha.
For those who don’t know Rekha Rajvanshi, she is not only a poetess, but a writer, Hindi teacher, and a learning and support teacher.
She has won many laurels and awards for her commitment and dedication towards Hindi language, including honoured by the President of India in 1996. She is the founder of ILASA – Indian Literary and Art society of Australia, where she has organised many literary meets, art exhibitions and kavi sammelans since 2010.
As literary and art lovers joined Rekha for her book launch, the event was bestowed with the presence of MP Jodi McKay and Consul General of India Mr. B Vanlalvawn as they lit the inaugural traditional lamp.
As MC Abbas Raza Alvi introduced the community members of platforms where Rekha has contributed, they all came forward to talk about her contribution and achievements. But what touched everyone’s heart was the presentation by her daughter Astha detailing her mum’s journey and her love for the language Hindi.