14 November 2019
Shivaye – The Wonder Boy , written by Chaitanya Mukund, a city based specially abled young man, was launched on the occasion of Children’s Day at Chandigarh Press Club. The Chief Guest of the event was Vivek Atre, Ex-IAS and motivational speaker. Present at the occasion were Col. DS Cheema, Mr.Prem Vij, Mr. Anuj Nekchand, Sardar Charanjeet Singh, Ms.Suditi Jindal and other dignitaries of Tricity. The event was also attended by International guests.
Chaitanya Mukund who is a specially abled child is suffering from cerebral palsy and dyslexia. He is a post graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication and is currently a freelance content writer. He shares his motivational experiences through his blog – “The world through my eyes – Memoirs of a special child’. He is also a motivational speaker and participates actively in the disability advocacy related activities. He made his debut as a model in a Guinness Book World Record fashion event at Chennai in 2018.
This is his first book in which he has beautifully woven the story of his struggles and challenges as a specially abled person. The story is an interesting and unique blend of Indian mythology, fiction and reality. The book showcases India’s first of its kind superhero whose alter ego is a physically challenged person.
Chaitanya Mukund, the author of the book addressed the audience and expressed how precious and memorable this journey of writing this book has been for him. He told that the book stresses upon how one can win against all odds by the power of strong will, determination and positivity. He believes that every person is capable of writing their own destiny by their belief and faith in their ability and constant efforts. He wished the audience a very happy Children’s Day and also shared his belief that no matter how old we get, we must hold on to the kid within us as it is the ultimate source of art and creativity, the kind of creativity you can witness and experience through his words by reading this book.
The Chief Guest, Vivek Atre and other dignitaries congratulated the author on the successful book launch and also wished him the best of luck for the future.
The book is published by Abhishek Publications and is available on Amazon.in and Flipkart.