GUWAHATI, April 7 - A collection of poems by teenager Razvi Sultana was released at a function held at the Press Club here today.
Releasing the book Voice of Soul, Executive Editor of The Assam Tribune PJ Baruah said the collection of 36 poems reflect the voice of Sultana�s teenage soul. The poems reflect her doubts, confusion, anger, anxiety, frustration, betrayals, dominance of authority, gender discrimination, etc. Her innocence and frankness make all the poems a living document of her young life, he added.
Rajen Kalita, former president of Asom Kavi Samaj, lauded the efforts of the young poet and hoped that she would hone her skills in the coming years. Manashi Bayan, Tulika Devi and Dr Gitanjali Saikia, who were guests of honour on the occasion, described Sultana�s poems as an honest attempt of a young poet to explore the intricacies of an adult world with which she comes into contact in her young life. Dipak Sarma of Paragjyoti Prakashan, publisher of the book, earlier welcomed the gathering.