Besra releases Santhali `Madhushala`

Jamshedpur: The President of Jharkhand People`s Party Surya Singh Besra today released the Santhali translation of a collection of poems of Harivansh Rai Bachchan`s `Madhushala` (house of wine) on the occasion of the World Indigenous Day.

Titled `Matkom Rasa`, Besra translated 135 poems of the `Madhushala` of the noted poet who was the father of the well known actor Amitabh Bachchan.

Talking to newsmen, Besra, who had already translated Rabindranath Tagore`s Nobel prize winning book of poems `Geetanjali` in Santhali, said he had been working on the project for the past two years.