Features Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 05:30
  Maryam Asif Siddiqui, the girl from Mumbai who made teachers and parents proud after she won a competition based on her knowledge of the Bhagwat Gita, came to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's notice who peronally met her and congratulated her on Wednesday. The 12-year-old Muslim girl from the Cosmopolitan School in Mira Road won the Gita Champions League after competing against 5,000 people. The competition was organised by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) this January. "Met my young friend, Marayam Asif Siddiqui, winner of Bhagvad Gita Champion Leagure organised by ISKCON," Narendra's Modi's handle tweeted.     Met my young friend, Maryam Asif Siddiqui, winner of Bhagavad Gita Champion League organised by ISKCON. pic.twitter.com/tqDSHHmPUn — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 18, 2015   Besides knowing the 700 verse Hindu scriptures by heart, Maryam also can explain the philosophy behind various verses. She had eaelier met President Pranab Mukherjee in May.   #PresidentMukherjee received in RB today Maryam Asif Siddiqui, winner of Bhagavad Gita Competition & her father pic.twitter.com/Emrh8sMLRU — President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) May 22, 2015   Watch her inspiring tale here.    

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