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Tripti Pandey

Tripti Pandey, is a well known name in the field of tourism and culture and in travel writing. Often termed as Rajasthan's Cultural Ambassador ,she has been a pioneer in researching and presenting living heritage in creating international level festivals like the Desert Festival- Jaisalmer performers, exhibitions and books. Where Silence Sings,a book on Rajasthan's folk music and dance published by Harper Collins, Rajasthan's Silver Jewelry published by Rupa & co. and Pushkar- Colors of the Indian Mystique by Variety Books have been very well received.Her latest book is India's Elephants-A Cultural Legacy, published by Penguin ,India .Pandey took to camera to illustrate her books being on the locations that her books feature. For her book on Elephants in Indian culture , a subject close to her heart for years together , she consciously researched for last five years travelling across India to unfold the invaluable treasure around this much celebrated being . She is a recipient of many awards including the prestigious Gold Cross of the President of Austria and the Maharajah Bishen Singh Award of the Sawai Man Singh II Museum Trust, Jaipur.

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