By OUR STAFF REPORTER
DEHRADUN, 18 Jun: Orthopaedic surgeon, Dr BKS Sanjay, presented the first copy of his maiden poetry book titled “Uphar Sandesh Ka” in Hindi published by Bharatiya Jnanpith to the Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu. The poems are written in simple words to convey deep messages relating to society on different aspects of life. Talking about his book, Dr Sanjay said that every poem has a story behind it and a message to convey. The message given by Dr Sanjay through his poetry is a unique gift to society. His poems such as Failaw, Bhookh, Pustakain, Maun Bhi Ek Bhasha Hai, Nata, Poornata and Samwad not only show his concern towards society. There is a strong desire in the poet’s mind to bring about changes in society. The poet believes that in order to bring change in society, change in thoughts, mutual cooperation and conversations are the key. During the programme, Dr Sanjay recited the poem “Sapne Apke Aur Hamare” from his book which was well appreciated by the VicePresident who also congratulated Dr Sanjay for his book while conveying his best wishes for his bright future and good health. Senior litterateur and Padma Shri recipient Shyam Singh Shashi, managing trustee of Bharatiya Jnanpith Akhilesh Jain, academician and litterateur Narendra Singh Nihar and orthopaedic and spine surgeon Dr Gaurav Sanjay were also present during this programme. Dr BKS Sanjay is a world renowned orthopaedic and spine surgeon. His name has been recorded in Guinness Book of World Record, Limca book of records, India and International Book of Records. He is a multi-faceted personality who is renowned in his medical as well as social works. Dr Sanjay has been awarded with India’s fourth highest civilian honour Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2021 for his distinguished services. Dr Sanjay is not only a renowned surgeon and social worker but also an outstanding writer, orator and a columnist who has command on both Hindi and English languages. It is unique for a surgeon to write poetry. Dr Sanjay not only reconstructs bones and joints but also creates high quality poetry as seen in his maiden collection. His poems deal with motley subjects including love, affection, service and compassion for society.