Bhubaneswar: History of Paradip, a book on the history, culture and socio-economy of Odisha’s port town Paradip was released, here on Sunday.

Former minister and former legislator of Pradip Dr. Damodar Rout launched the book written by Satyananda Panda.

Former director general of police and State convener of Intach Amiya Bhusan Tripathy, historian Nibedita Mohanty, deputy director general of National Archives, Odisha, Lalatendu Das Mohapatra, managing trustee of Satyananda Panda Memorial Trust, Subhransu Panda, Turst member Ranjan Kumar Panda and Publisher of the book Anil Dhir spoke on the occasion.

A small documentary on the author was screened on the occasion.