Also present on the occasion were Professor, Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University, Mr Suman Das & Former Indian Chess Grandmaster, Mr Dibyendu Barua.
‘Bishwo Brahmando O Bigyan’, a book on the eternal and unfathomable relationship of Man, Universe with Science written by noted scientist, Dr Motilal Maiti was launched by National award winning actress Ms Ananya Chatterjee at Hotel Kenilworth. Also present on the occasion were Professor, Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University, Mr Suman Das & Former Indian Chess Grandmaster, Mr Dibyendu Barua. Dr Maiti is a doctorate of Physics from Calcutta University, and was the first Indian scientist in the world to initiate the research in ‘Biophysical aspects of Polymorphism and their interactions with plant alkaloids’.
‘Bishwo Brahmando O Bigyan’ is an intensive & thoughtful research on scientific roots to the origin of Life. The scientists and research scholars, present on the occasion, who have completed their respective PhD and post-Doctorate degrees under the tutelage of the author, were all praise for this intriguing research document of a self-made Scientist, Dr Motilal Maiti. His wife Mrs Swapna Maiti was also present at the occasion.
“I have been an avid student of Science in my school and college days. The book is a really interesting read that documents the origin of life and the eternal link between Man, Universe and Science”, said actress, Ms Ananya Chatterjee.
Noted film director Mr Shiboprosad Mukherjee, spoke about the importance of this book in quenching the thirst for scientific knowledge, in a video message.
“In my career in scientific research, I have come across legendary scientists like Dr Meghnad Saha Professor Satyen Bose and Professor Surjendu Bikash Kar Mahapatra, and my discussions with them have inspired me to write this book”, said Dr Motilal Maiti, retired Director of Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (CSIR).
By: Riya Siddhacharjee