In a monumental achievement, author Shantanu Gupta set a new record with Asia Book of Records of the maximum participation of school students in a book launch. A total of 5,500 students from 61 schools across Uttar Pradesh came together to simultaneously launch Gupta’s latest graphic novel, ‘Ajay to Yogi Adityanath,’ on June 5, 2023. The event commemorated the 51st birthday of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The launch was graced by Yogi Adityanath himself, reinforcing its significance.
The launch unfolded simultaneously in multiple locations, captivating young readers across the state. Gupta’s captivating narrative follows the journey of Ajay Singh Bisht, who defied adversity to become the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. His current work has already soared to the top of Amazon’s bestseller list.
Notable personalities, including Squadron Leader Toolika Rani, shared their experiences, drawing parallels between the challenges faced by Yogi ji and those encountered in the armed forces. Rajeshwar Singh, MLA from Lucknow and Joint Director of ED, expressed his admiration for the transformative leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who has revolutionized Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Sameer Das, the adjudicator from the esteemed ‘Asia Book of Records,’ presented a provisional certificate.
This groundbreaking event has left an indelible mark in the realm of literature, inspiring students to reach for the stars and forge their own paths to success.