Bhubaneswar: Gyanpith award winner Sitakanta Mohapatra released novel ‘Bamana Arzee’, a Odia translation of ‘Arzee of the Dwarf’ by Chandrahasa Choudhry at a function organised by Bakul Foundation, here on Sunday.

Author’s mother Sindhubala Choudhry has translated the book for publisher Dhauli Books.

Arzee of the Dwarf, the life story of a dwarf named Arzee which stirs the emotion of the readers has already been translated into Germany and Spanish.