GUWAHATI, Oct 9 - A unique book on the life of Srimanta Sankaradeva titled Jai Guru Sankar: Eketi Bakyat Guru Pranoti by Ramen Das was released at Sankardev Namghar at Dispur Last Gate here on Tuesday.
The book, comprising 29,619 words in only one sentence, is spread over 140 pages.
Senior journalist DN Chakravartty released the book at a function attended by Ratna Ojah, Kanak Sen Deka, Dr Dayananda Pathak, Dr Paramananda Rajbongshi, Thaneswar Malakar and Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta.
Das, a writer and publisher who has authored several books on Vaishnavism, explained the background of his production that took him more than two years to complete. He expressed his gratitude to the scholars and people of Assam for giving him the inspiration to write the book. Kanak Sen Deka congratulated the author, while Dr Rajbongshi explained the importance of the book.
Chakravartty, in his speech, said that the book was a unique one deserving to be included in the Limca Book of Records and the Guinness Book World Records for which he suggested that the publishers contact the appropriate authorities.