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Pranab Mukherjee to release book on late barrister Rajni Patel

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Former will be releasing a book on late barrister on Friday at the Auditorium here.

supremo will preside over the function that will be attended by eminent dignitaries, including former Jammu and

The event will be anchored by Harish Bhimani and will feature readings from the book by well-known theatre personalities and

A compilation of essays spearheaded by late Rajni Patel's wife and former Sheriff, Bakul Patel, in tribute of the late barrister, through the lens of his comrades and associates, comprises personal accounts of a host of public figures.

"The book is full of insights, personal moments and life experiences of a man who selflessly served the nation. It gives us an understanding on his journey of success and sacrifices. I am ever so grateful to all of Rajni's close aides who has been generous enough to contribute to the book and giving shape to a project I had envisaged 5 years ago," said in a statement.

With illustrations by R.K. Laxman and M.F. Hussain and a foreword by Mukherjee, the book will reminisce and chronicle the journey of the uncrowned of and his immense contribution to polity and society.

Patel passed away on May 3, 1982, after spending his life serving people.

One of Patel's enduring contributions remains the in Mumbai that has become an important landmark for the city. He was the man who conceived and executed this project as a tribute to his and India's



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First Published: Thu, September 13 2018. 16:12 IST