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Photographs of Francois gautier's US TOUR 2009

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Francois gautier Speaks at the Indian Independence day celebrations in USA 2009
Francois gautier Speaks at the NJ 16th Aug 2009

Francois Gautier: Custodian of India’s Historical Heritage

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By Kalyani Giri, www.indoamerican-news.comHOUSTON: Eminent journalist and author Francois Gautier is passionate about India. His love affair with that country began in the ‘70s, when as a young student, he left his native France and meandered across Europe and arrived in India. So captivated was he by India’s arresting liveliness and the warmth and kindness of the people, that years later in the early ‘80s he returned to India and made it his home. During the last three decades, he has been a high-profile ambassador to India through the power of his pen.“It is a wonderful privilege to be born Indian,” said Gautier to a multigenerational gathering at the Arya Samaj of Greater Houston on August 10. “I’m a westerner but I feel it is a privilege to live in India.”The renowned writer is currently visiting several cities within the US to raise funds through his visionary foundation FACT – India for the creation of an Indian history museum in Pune, in the state of Maharashtra in India. The C…