Kaluram Palsaniya (Karan), PhD Research Scholar from the Department of History, University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been selected for the prestigious BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Youth Summit, which is going to be held at Guwahati (Assam) from 1st to 3rd July.

As a participant of the BRICS Youth Summit, Kaluram Palsaniya will focus on the potential areas for the cooperation between these countries and how young leaders should take BRICS as important platform in the coming decades for the regional development and cooperation.

As part of the BRICS Youth Summit 2016, a 70 member foreign delegation including the Ministers and Head of Executive on Youth Affairs from BRICS nations are visiting India during 29th June to 4th July. This summit is organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and the Department of Sports, Govt. of India. During the Summit the participants will take part in the sessions on Yoga and meditation along with Cultural Exchange performances from participants of Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa. BRICS came into existence in 2009 and South Africa was included in 2010. BRICS countries are members of G-20 and all are large and fast growing economies. BRICS countries plays pivotal role in regional affairs.

Kaluram Palsaniya comes from Rajasthan and his father is a farmer. He pursued his B.A from Ramjas College, Delhi University and Masters from JNU in Ancient Indian History. He joined University of Hyderabad in M.Phil program.