By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar:
Akshara Abira, second poetry collection of Odia poet Akshyaya Swain was released today here at Dhauli. The open space at Sunya Mandira witnessed a literary extravaganza in presence of young poets and readers. Poet and film lyricist Rajani Ranjan, Author Ajay Swain and Himanshu Hota joined as guests in the event presided over by Dhauli Art College principal Panchanan Samal.
The book is published by Nabaneeta Publication. Poet Akshyaya Swain and Nabaneeta Publication chief kshetrabasi Nayak were also present on stage.
Niranjan Nayak, Purnachandra Maharana, Swagatika Swain, Badal Mohanty, Samar Mohanty and Sangeeta Pattnaik recited few poems from the book.
Antaryami Mishra made the event more entertaining by singing songs. Author Ashish Gadnayak, in his speech, shed light on the poetry book.
While Priyaranjan Mohanty delivered the introduction, Dillip Subudhi gave vote of thanks.