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CM Releases an Anthology of Poems ‘Ink from Night Skies’

Bhubaneswar, 30/11/21: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today released ‘Ink from Night Skies’, a collection of poems written by young poet Mahima Sethi. The book contains 110 poems.

The book by Mahima is about the expression of her feelings and a depiction of human connection to life, inanimate objects, and non-material aspects of the universe.
The Chief Minister congratulated Mahima and wished her more success in creative writing. Mahima is a B.Tech graduate from IIT Bombay and ‘Ink from Night Skies’ is her first poetry book. Mahima Sethi Is the daughter of senior IAS Mr.Bishnupada Sethi

Mahima Sethi’s poems are evocative, insightful and her thoughts are broad-spectrum.‘Ink from Night Skies’ is a pleasant bunch of poems one has come across from a young poet.

‘Ink from Night Skies’, as the blurb says, is a poetry book about expressing feelings, it depicts our connection to people, objects, and non-material aspects belonging to the universe.

Each of the poems in this collection is a statement, a proclamation. Passionately written and with a lot of vigor going into each verse, the poems are magical, perceptive, and rewarding

The poems in this collection are vivid images of the natural world, encompassing rainstorms, thunder waterfalls, and wildflowers, and many other motifs. The anthology’s strong point is the cohesiveness and sublimity.

‘Ink from Night Skies’ (cover design by Gajendra Prasad Sahu) is a speckled bag of dominant imagery and time-honored themes. Each of the poems is delicately told and has a touch of forbearance. This collection takes the reader to his own inward soul. Poems of Mahima Sethi traverse through dreamy terrains of the mind. The poems are simple verses, substantive and metaphorical. It is like a cool breeze of a wintery morning. This  Book is published by Har-Anand Publications,New Delhi -110020  and the price is Rs 695.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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