Noted Author, Shantanu Gupta, who has written two bestseller titles on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, launched his new graphic novel – “Ajay to Yogi Adityanath” for the young readers. The graphic novel was launched in 51+ schools of Uttar Pradesh on 5th of June, the 51st birthday of Yogi Adityanath. Notably, author Shantanu Gupta, prior to this, has written two bestseller titles on Yogi Adityanath- The Monk Who Transformed Uttar Pradesh and The Monk Who Became Chief Minister.
More than 5000 children launched the book in more than 51 schools across various districts of Uttar Pradesh. This was the first time that a book was launched in multiple locations simultaneously with so many participants. The launch created an Asia Book of Records.
About the Ajay to Yogi Adityanath book:
This graphic novel, ‘Ajay to Yogi Adityanath’, is a journey of a young boy Ajay Singh Bisht born in the hinterlands of Uttarakhand with six other siblings. His father Anand Singh Bisht was a junior forest officer and his mother Savitri Devi was a homemaker. Since childhood Ajay was fond of taking care of the family cows, listening to stories of freedom fighters and participating in school debates. They all lived in a small house in a remote village named Panchur. From here Ajay rose to become Mahant of Gorakhnath Mutt, youngest member of the parliament of India and the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. ‘Ajay to Yogi Adityanath’ is a story of grit, determination and hard work for every student to follow and take inspiration from.
The book also has many puzzles and games on Yogi Adityanath at the end. The QR code in the book will take you to a website, where young readers can play 100+ games and puzzles to know more about Yogi Adityanath and Uttar Pradesh.