Bhubaneswar: Arun Sahu’s poetry book Bakithiba Padachinha was released, here on Sunday. Sambad editor Soumya Ranjan Patnaik released the book in the presence of eminent literatures Padma Bhusan Ramakanta Rath, Santanu Acharya, Archana Nayak and Preeti Roy. Naclo CMD TK Chand also graced the occasion.

The book, published by Pakhi Ghara, is based on various immortal characters of Manoj Das’ novels and short stories. Bhagyalipi Malla and Manua Das recited some of poems from the book Bakithiba Padachinha. Publisher of the book Banoj Tripathy said the book will certainly be a collection piece for Manoj Das’ fans and followers.