Dhenkanal: The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), Dhenkanal, released a monograph in Odia language titled ‘Mahatma Gandhi: Sambadika O Sampadaka,’ on the occasion of his 72nd death anniversary, on Thursday.
The monograph is a compilation of 26 articles on Mahatma Gandhi’s life as a journalist and editor.
The articles are written by Tushar Arun Gandhi, great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, senior journalist with Doordarshan, Kolkata, Snehasis Sur and historian Ramachandra Guha, among others.
The monograph has been edited by the Regional Director of IIMC-Dhenkanal, Professor Mrinal Chatterjee, and Snehasis Sur.
It was first published as a book in English.
Assistant Professor of IIMC-Dhenkanal, Dr Jyoti Prakash Mohapatra, said, “The book highlights Gandhi’s unique style of journalistic writings, how he could communicate with masses without mass media, significant qualities of journalism and best communication strategies that Gandhi practised.”