The Pen Mightier Than the Guard

Drishti Harchandrai If at first you don’t succeed, write a letter.

When an 11-year-old girl in India tried to interview Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of the Indian state, Maharashtra, security guards turned her away from the guest house where he was staying.

But Drishti Harchandrai, a student at Mumbai’s JB Petit School, was undeterred. After all, her HOMEWORK was at stake.

She wrote a letter to Fadnavis and insisted that a guard deliver it, “The security guards are not allowing me in, if and when you get my letter please call on my cell number… I need an interview for school.”

Needless to say, Drishti bagged her journalistic scoop.

Read more in this Times of India article. 

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