NEW DELHI, December 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Former Union Minister Shri. E. Ponnuswamy's Translation was Released by President Shri. Pranab Mukherjee
A Tamil book on the Honourable President of India, Shri. Pranab Mukherjee, translated from English, was launched at Rashtrapati Bhavan on December 11, 2012 by the President. The first copy was received by Mr. Raja Sundar Singh, Mr. Sam Prasad and Mr. Arul, Directors of Eagle Press Publications - the Chennai-based publisher of the book.
The release function coincided with the 78th birthday celebrations of President Shri. Pranab Mukherjee and took place around 12 noon at Rashtrapathi Bhavan. Former Union Minister Shri. E. Ponnuswamy delivered the welcome address and the directors of Eagle Press Publications honoured the president with garland, shawl and memento. Mr. Sam Prasad rendered the Vote of Thanks.
"The book treasures the president's speeches in 15 titles including the Indo-US nuclear deal, 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack in 2008, India's foreign policy and bilateral relationships. There are pages of nostalgic memories about the great man shared by 66 personalities including the UPA Chairperson Smt. Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Shri. Manmohan Singh, BJP's Senior Leader Shri. L.K. Advani, and Ms. Mamta Banarjee," said Mr. Raja Sundar Singh, Director of Eagle Press Publications.
Compiled by Mr. Sukhendu Sekhar Roy in English (as: Pranab Mukherjee-78, the all season man), the Tamil version was released with the title 'Maamanidhar Pranab Mukherjee - Panmuga Saadhanaiyaalar'. The book also features the president's life history and 330 rare photographs capturing significant moments of his political life, all 312 pages finest quality multi-colour art paper and attractively designed.
The book, priced at Rs. 1100, is available at a special offer price of Rs. 800 till 31st of December 2012 at Eagle Press Publications, No. 35 M.S. Kovil Street, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013. Ph 044-2595 2696.
About the book, the translator Mr. Ponnuswamy said, "This is a book on a great personality who rose to being the President of India after holding several responsible positions for 37 years in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. It's my privilege that I had the opportunity to translate the book, a must-read history for Indians. His illustrious life stands as an example for those who wish to come up and do great things in life."
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