BRICS Summit 2017: Assam Girl To Be The Speaker Representing India

Atmaja Gohain Baruah BRICS

Story highlights

  • Atmaja Gohain Baruah, an MPhil student of International Relations.
  • She is getting her course done from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Baruah is invited as the representative speaker from India at the BRICS conference.

A student from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi is going to set an example to those who think that the college only produces agitators. The girl named Atmaja Gohain Baruah is going to be a representative speaker at the BRICS Summit to be held on 8th September.

Atmaja hails from Assam: 

The Northeastern state and its youth are giving many reasons to the nation to be proud of. Another feather in the cap of the nation, as a girl from Northeastern state Assam, is going to represent the nation at international level.

Atmaja Gohain Baruah is a student from the Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU), the institution famous for the agitations on daily basis. But she has set an example to many who think that the college only produces agitators. She showed that the college is on the verge to create gems that are giving proud moments to the nation.

Atmaja, an MPhil student of International Relations at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi has been invited as a representative speaker from India at the BRICS conference to be held on September 8, in Brussels.

Atmaja will be speaking at the conference along with Gaitri Isaar Kumar (Indian Ambassador to Belgium).

She will be presenting the speeches on the role of the BRICS in the World and BRICS-Europe Cooperation. The Indian Embassy in Brussels invited her to the conference in response to her op-ed story published in The Pioneer (August 26 – BRICS and brickbats).

Indian Embassy in Brussels is sponsoring her journey, accommodation etc., during her time there.

Atmaja is currently an intern at the Institute of Defence Studies and Analysis, New Delhi. She belongs to Guwahati and she is the daughter of Dr. Acheenta Gohain Barua and Dr. Chandana Choudhury Barua, Professors at the College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Guwahati.


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