Under the aegis of Club Literati and Arera Club ‘Author Speaks’ session was organized in association with Amaryllis, an imprint of Manjul Publishing House. India’s epic storyteller Ashok Banker talked about his latest book TEN KINGS and read interesting portions from it. Ashok Banker is an internationally acclaimed bestselling author of 42 books which have sold more than 20 lakh copies in 16 languages across 58 countries. New York Times describes his work as “being better written than many books in the genre..”. His historical mega serial ‘Chakravartin Ashok Samrat’ is being aired on Colors channel from 5th January 2015.
TEN KINGS set in 3400 BCE, is the riveting story of a legendary battle between King Sudas and the combined invading force of ten kings from neighboring regions. The battle decided the future course of the region’s history and laid the foundation of bharatvarsha.
In this interactive session moderated by Kaneez Razavi , senior editor with Amaryllis the audience participated enthusiastically. Additional Chief Secretary Aruna Sharma was the Chief Guest on this occasion. She lauded the contribution of Banker and hoped that it will kindle interest among the youth to know more about our ancient past. Waseem Akhtar, Secretary of Arera Club, Vikas Rakheja,MD Manjul Publishing House and a large number of club members were present on this occasion. The program was compeered by Madiha Khan. Seema Raizada, Founder President of Club Literati proposed a vote of thanks.