Bhubaneswar: ‘The Tall Man Biju Patnaik’, a pictorial biography of former Chief Minister of Odisha Biju Patnaik, will be released at a special function here on Saturday.
The book has been written by noted author Sundar Ganesan and published by Biju Patnaik Birth Centenary Committee. It focuses on the courage and daredevilry of Biju Babu, as he is fondly called, committee sources said.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, senior BJP leader LK Advani, former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, CPI (M) chief Sitaram Yechury and a host of opposition leaders are expected to share stage during the book launch.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will preside over the inaugural ceremony. Among others, eminent journalist Prabhu Chawla will be present.
Biju Patnaik: A Political Biography by Bhaskar Paricha and Shatabdira Duradrashta are few other books on the late legendary leader.