Ramayana of India, Loved in Indonesia: How the great Indian epic ties India to Asia and ASEAN in an unbreakable bond
Being a Muslim-majority country has not prevented Indonesia from embracing the Ramayana fully. India should leverage the great love Asia has for this epic through creative diplomatic and strategic ways.
To envision that the Kumbh can be branded as an enabling tool for India’s diplomacy must be acknowledged as an out-of-the-box idea. The current political will, and cultural warmth, greeting foreign visitors at the Kumbh is highly significant.
The My Son Sanctuary is an exceptional example of cultural interchange between the two nations, and thus, a great conversation starter
The visit of South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook has solidified the ties between New Delhi and Seoul.