Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik released 2 books, a coffee table book titled “The Magic of Mangalajodi” by Avinash Khemka; and a compilation of the Sikh history of eastern India titled “My Research Works On Sikh History & Philosophy”, authored by Abinash Mahapatra. The coffee table book “The Magic of Mangalajodi” provides a bird’s eye view of Mangalajodi in Chilika lake through various images and descriptions.
The essence of the book “My Research Works On Sikh History & Philosophy”:
The book, rigorous research work on Sikh history and philosophy, is a compilation of five books authored by Mahapatra himself. It’s an extensive study on the Sikh history of east India, Deccan, Delhi, Baisakhi and Afghanistan. Mahapatra, a scholar of Sikh history based in Odisha, has authored 38 books on Sikh history, theology and principles. The coffee table book is published by Punjabi Global Foundation’s Odisha chapter.