Girls of Assam and NE India are touching the sky. Guwahati girl Atmaja Gohain Baruah, who is pursuing MPhil in International Relations at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi has been invited as a representative speaker from India at the BRICS conference which will start from tomorrow, i.e; on September 8, in Brussels, Belgium.
Atmaja will be speaking at the meeting along with Gaitri Isaar Kumar (Indian Ambassador to Belgium). She will be delivering speeches on the role of the BRICS in the World and BRICS-Europe Cooperation.
The Indian Embassy at Belgium capital invited her to the conference in response to her op-ed story that was published in The Pioneer (August 26 – BRICS and brickbats). The Indian Embassy at Brussels is also sponsoring her journey, accommodation etc., during her time there.
Atmaja is at present an intern at the Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. 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.