GUWAHATI, Nov 24 - A book in the form of a collection of articles, Nanarongi Anubhab by Dr Jyoti Rani Borah, was launched on Sunday by Padma Shri awardee Dr Ilias Ali in the presence of eminent Assamese writer Lakshmi Nandan Bora at the Guwahati Press Club here.
The book is an anthology of articles ranging from social issues to new generation to women empowerment among others.
The book launch programme was organised by the Pub Guwahati Sakha Lekhika Sanstha (PGSLS) and presided over by its president, Namita Das.
The Sanstha also felicitated Dr Ali for his contribution towards society. Dr Ali, a member of the Assam State Population Policy panel, has been making untiring efforts to popularise family planning in the char-chapori areas of the State.
Launching the book, Dr Ali said, �Different shades of our society are brought together in this book. The topic of women empowerment is well established through this book.�
Lakshmi Nandan Bora said: �The ninety-nine pages book has thirty-one different articles which are divided into six parts. It is an example of a good book. The book also includes topics like alcohol abuse, new generation, women empowerment and among others.�
Secretary of PGSLS Gitanjali Baishya Nath, president of Asam Lekhika Sanstha (ALS) Manjula Sarma Bhattacharya, executive editor of The Assam Tribune PJ Baruah, retired High Court judge Anima Hazarika among others were also present in the book launch programme.
Speaking on the occasion, Baruah said: �The Lekhika Sanstha should take initiative to make the public aware of teaching their children Assamese language and the Sanstha can also make arrangement for Assamese classes mainly for the students who are enrolled in the English medium schools for the betterment of the Assamese language.�
It may be mentioned here that the writer Jyoti Rani Borah is a retired professor of Education at B Borooah College and a member of the PGSLS.