A spark lit success for Kanpur lad after his wooden Gita gift to Modi

KANPUR: The spark to start his own venture ignited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in city lad Sandeep Soni four years ago, resulted in his launching his own showroom in Kanpur on Sunday.
In 2016, when Soni got a chance to meet PM Narendra Modi and had presented him a unique ‘Bhagvad Gita’ he had carved on wood, the PM had appreciated his talent and skills and encouraged him to be a job creator instead of being a job seeker.
Sandeep had taken over three years to carve the wooden Gita —a 32-page book weighing 40 kg, with each wooden ply page measuring 24 inches by 32 inches — and had worked day and night to prepare it.
PM Modi had praised Soni and encouraged him to use his talent wisely and start his own venture and provide jobs to others rather than looking for a job himself.
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