Five stories full of suspense, thrilling and breath holding crime based emotional stories written with an intention to alert the masses about the crime malpractices around in a lucid language, with poignant dialogues and astonishing experiences of exceptional observation power of the author about human nature and his/her surrounding with eye catching warli style illustrations for every story and with preface written by then Assistant Commissioner of Police Mr Dhanraj Vanjari
A Unique book with a style where all the stories are in narrative form highlighting place time characters and situation in the beginning and every story ending with illustration, moral of the story and a question Ho ki nai? (Yes or No) the question is compelling the reader to think for a while and say ho or nahi (Yes or No). Stories are based on social issues like illiteracy, superstition, marriage, beauty queen contest, school admission, fun with names, cricket mania in children, travelling in trains at peak hour etc. Making the reader a part of the story. The expressive warli style illustration is unique to the author and incorporated in book. The Preface has been written by play-writer Gangaram Gawankar.
A compilation of 10 Stories based on real life experiences in the field of education, with issues tackled like mushroomed growth of tuition class, corruption in education, fake degree shops, university elections, theft in colleges pathetic condition of schools and their use as addiction hubs. The stories unfold in the happenings behind the scene in a noble profession of education with lucid language and eye opening stories have an emotional touch. The Warli style illustrations for every story help the reader to connect. The preface for this book is by educationist poet and publisher Mr Indraneel Tawade.
This book is a compilation of articles published by the author in different newspapers and magazines on issues relating to the marginalised communities of Odisha. He has a been part of people’s movements, rights based work and policy advocacy for building and inclusive Odisha by including the historically marginalised communities in the bottom of socio-economic strata who are left out in the ongoing development process and further pushed into the periphery. Their issues and problems get a very minimal space in media and state policy making process in spite of constitutional mandate to establish equality and ensure equal opportunity in all spear of social, economic and political life. Author has tried to highlight the gaps at a different level from policy to programme implementation and also suggested for possible intervention by state and other concern.
This book will be used as an instrument in the realisation of the basic rights of the marginalised in Odisha by strengthening people’s movements and struggles and contribute to the process of building of an inclusive, democratic and vibrant Odisha.
12 selected case stories from across India on Environmental Issues, Struggle, Litigations, Law Violations, Fight for livelihood, People’s Movement, Ecological Issues from Raigad, Maharashtra | Dadri, Uttar Pradesh | Ramabai Nagar, Uttar Pradesh | Garhwal, Uttarakhand | Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand | West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh | Rayagada, Odisha | Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh | Ranchi, Jharkhand | Kutch, Gujarat | Kollam, Kerala | Mizoram