Renowned poet Bhawani Shankar Nial, known for his innovative approach to poetry, has recently launched two English poetry books titled ‘Lockdown’ and ‘An Encounter with Death.’ The book launch took place in Bhavanipatna, and the event was inaugurated by His Excellency the Governor of Odisha, Prof Ganeshi Lal, at the Raj Bhawan in Bhubaneswar. Dr. Nial, the esteemed poet himself, was present during the occasion.
The Governor commended the exceptional quality of the books and wished Dr. Nial a fulfilling and creative journey ahead. Throughout the period of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Nial has dedicatedly written poems that delve into the depths of human consciousness and contemplate the theme of death. His work has garnered an incredible readership and appreciation.
Dr. Nial is the author of several acclaimed poetry books and serves as the editor of the esteemed magazine ‘Mahuri.’ His poems have been translated into 20 languages worldwide, contributing to his reputation as an international literary figure hailing from Odisha. Over the years, he has received numerous international honors and awards, solidifying his position in the global literary arena.
The launch of his latest book at Raj Bhavan Odisha has been celebrated by the literary community of Kalahandi, with congratulations pouring in for Dr. Nial. His contribution to literature and his ability to connect with readers on a profound level have further enhanced his status as a prominent literary figure. The launch event marks another significant milestone in his illustrious career.
The poetry books ‘Lockdown’ and ‘An Encounter with Death’ are expected to captivate readers with their unique perspectives and thought-provoking themes. Dr. Nial’s literary achievements continue to inspire aspiring poets and foster a love for poetry among readers worldwide. As the poet’s influence expands beyond borders, his works are anticipated to resonate with diverse audiences and contribute to the rich tapestry of international literature.