(UNI) The Punjab Governor and Administrator of Chandigarh unveiled the maiden Book Lutyens' Maverick authored by the former MP Baijayant “Jay” Panda published by the Rupa Publications here at Punjab Raj Bhawan, Chandigarh.
Talking about the book, the Governor said that there were many key questions that have been addressed to in the book by the author. It is indeed an exhaustive and well researched work, he said.
According to Mr Panda, the contentious questions talked about in the book are just a few of the myriad political, economic and social issues which have been scrutinized thoroughly in his maiden book.
Written in impeccable prose, Panda presents a scholarly survey of various events, tracing their origins and offering answers to them.Later a lively question answer session was also conducted by Prof. Deepti Gupta, head of the department of English in Panjab University Chandigarh.
Prominent amongst others who were present on the occasion included Gen V.P. Mallik, Gen. K.J. Singh, Mr. Satya Pal Jain, Lt. Gen. Tej Sapru, Justice K.S. Garewal, Manoj Parida, Adviser to Administrator, Mr. J.M. Balamurugan, Principal Secretary to Governor, Prof. B.S.Ghuman, Vice Chancellor, Panjabi University, Patiala, Sanjay Tandon, Mr. R.I. Singh, former Chief Secretary Punjab and many senior army and civil officers. Author Baijayant “Jay” Panda is an Indian politician elected twice each to the Rajya Sabha (from