CM Patnaik unveils coffee table book ‘The Magic of Mangalajodi’
Bhubaneswar: A coffee table book titled ‘The Magic of Mangalajodi’ by Avinash Khemka portraying the life and essence of Mangalajodi in Chilika has been unveiled by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Nivas on Thursday.
The coffee table book provides a bird’s eye view of Mangalajodi in Chilika through fabulous images and descriptions. It also inspires readers to visit and enjoy this spectacular place on earth.
Khemka is an avid wildlife photographer and conservationist, with a special interest in the avian life of Chilika Lake.
Mangalajodi is known for scripting a remarkable story of successful nature conservation, wherein local community members have renounced their traditional bird hunting practices and vowed for the protection of wildlife and habitat