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CM releases book authored by Dr. Jayshree Goswami Mahanta.Literature has a big role in bringing intellectual awakening: CM

CM releases book authored by Dr. Jayshree Goswami Mahanta

CM releases book authored by Dr. Jayshree Goswami Mahanta

Dispur, December 23: "Literature is the mirror of the society and it plays great a role in bringing about an intellectual awakening of a society. The society is reflected through literature and people can draw inspiration from the timeless works of master litterateurs" Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said today while releasing the books "Dronacharya" "Asom Andolan", "Srestha Bidesi Golpo", "Ekuki Dhemelia Sadhu" and "Thothar Anguthi" written by Dr. Jayshree Goswami Mahanta at Assam State Museum.

Stating that Dr. Goswami has ably highlighted the different facets of the society through her literary works Chief Minister Sonowal said that Dr. Goswami has put a mirror to the society and strongly thrown light on the different aspects of modern day life through her intellectual faculty and lucid writing style. Sonowal had a word of praise for Dr. Goswami for successfully publishing five books within a year and that too on five different topics which is no mean feat.

Saying that all nations have taken strong steps for women empowerment in twenty first century, Sonowal stated that works of litterateurs like Dr. Goswami have highlighted the strong roles played by women in the society and their undeniable contribution in forming a collective conscience and nation building. "The aspirations of all sections of the society must be adequately represented through our literature" added Sonowal.

Reiterating the role played by book-fairs in generating interest in books among the people Sonowal said that the writers from young generation have brought a lot of vibrancy to the state's literature scene in the recent years and it is a positive sign that the youth is increasingly taking to writing. Urging the young writers to make their presence felt at the national and international level by highlighting the different facets of the state in front of the readers, Sonowal said that the youth must play their role in building a strong society through their literary works. Chief Minister Sonowal also wished former Chief Minister Prafulla Mahanta on his birthday and wished him good health on the occasion.