FROM A REPORTER
SHILLONG, Sept 23: Two books, one that contained the speeches of former legislator, PR Kyndiah written by Andrew Simons, Secretary, Meghalaya Legislative Assembly and the other book which covered the entire aspect of the state, authored by Phibakhamti Ryngnga faculty member of the department of Geography, NEHU and Siddeshwar Sarma, retired faculty member of the department of Geography, NEHU, were released on Friday by Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Speaker AT Mondal and Health Minister Roshan Warjri.
Simon, commenting on his book, ‘PR Kyndiah: As I know him’ said, “The book contained the speeches on issues confronting the state at that time made by veteran legislator Kyndiah at the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly. The book is a tribute to his memory.”
He added that the book arose out of his close association with late Kyndiah, an MP for 3 consecutive terms.
Highlighting on the book ‘Meghalaya’, Ryngnga said, “The book covered all aspects of culture, geography, urban and rural study. The book is a result of four-year long painstaking research. The book will cater the need of a wide range of readers- students, scholars.”