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Book – Rivers of India

The book titled ‘Rivers of India’ by Sunil Vaidyanathan and Shayoni Mitra, is a pictorial journey that explores deep link between the people and the rivers with emphasis on religion, belief and Hindu traditional stories. The book unravels the deep-rooted symbolic relevance of the Brahmaputra, Ganges, Godavari, Kaveri, Krishna, Mahanadi, Narmada and Yamuna. Apart from the religious significance that the eight rivers hold, the book delves into the different aspects of the rivers -- the economical, cultural and also their significant role in literature, art and culture. There is also a clear emphasis on the part of the authors to highlight the pollution and unchecked exploitation. Rivers of India By Sunil Vaidyanathan and Shayoni Mitra Published by Niyogi Books Specifications: Size: 292 X 222mm Binding: Hard back with Jacket Page extent: 188 Photographs: 189 Price: INR 2900 You can find more details about the book and buy it online here at Niyogi Books