Novel based on UP CM Yogi Adityanath's life makes to Asia Book of Records

Friday, 8 September 2023 (14:59 IST)
Lucknow: A graphic novel based on the life of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has created history with its launch at 67 locations.
In view of the brisk demand for the novel - Ajay to Yogi Adityanath - among readers, the book has been launched at various locations, and there are plans to introduce it at numerous other places. The novel has been penned by Shantanu Gupta, who is a famous writer.
It has so far been launched in eight states - UP, Delhi, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh and Assam.
The novel has been introduced in 29 locations within UP and seven locations in NCR. An inaugural event marked its simultaneous release on June 5 coinciding with the 51st birthday of CM Yogi, at over 51 venues across 25 districts in UP.
The novel has earned a place in the Asia Book of Records for achieving the highest number of launches. Gupta has depicted the journey of CM Yogi right from the days of struggle to a successful public life.
The novel is actually the voyage of Ajay Singh Bisht, a young boy born in the hinterland of Uttarakhand along with six other siblings. His father Anand Singh Bisht was a junior forest officer and mother Savitri Devi was a housewife.
Since childhood, Ajay was fond of taking care of the family, cows, listening to stories of freedom fighters and participating in school debates. They all lived in a small house in a remote village named Panchur, presently in Uttarakhand.
From here Ajay became the Mahant of Gorakhnath Math, and then moved ahead to become the youngest member of the Indian Parliament and the Chief Minister of the most populous state of the country. UP. (UNI)

(Photo: X/Shantanu Gupta)

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