THE LAW OF POETRY
eShe|May - June 2021
Legal regulation strategist Naina Pachnanda is out to motivate India’s youth through Instagram inspiration and her new book of patriotic poetry

Law and poetry make an unlike-ly combination. But as far as Delhi-based lawyer and Instagram influencer Naina Pachnanda is concerned, they are both avenues to follow her passion and purpose. Through her work as Senior Innovation Specialist at Invest India (the country’s national investment promotion and facilitation agency), she is able to contribute to India’s legal framework and policymaking, and through her inspirational poems, she motivates others who may be on difficult journeys.

The 31-year-old go-getter has now added another feather in her hat: she has just released her first book of patriotic poems, A New India, which was launched last month by Smriti Irani, India’s Minister of Women and Child Development and Minister of Textiles. “I get my patriotic fervour from my grandfather, Brigadier KD Pachnanda and my father, RK Pachnanda, IPS, both of whom have served the nation with great sincerity, loyalty and unflinching resolve,” says Naina, who is also an accomplished basketball player, squash player, swimmer, tennis enthusiast, and now a golfer.

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