Thiruvananthapuram | Vice President Hamid Ansari will release a book on former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru here on January 12. ‘Book on Nehru’, published by T M Varghese Foundation and edited by former DGP P J Alexander, comprises a collection of articles penned by various people on the life, personality and contributions of Nehru. Those who contributed articles in the book include Justice K T Thomas, historian Dr Rajan Kurukkal, academician B Vivekanandan and journalist M G Radhakrishnan.
An array of dignitaries including Kerala Governor Justice (Rtd) P Sathasivam, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and CPI(M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan are expected to participate in the programme. T M Varghese Foundation is an organisation in name of T M Varghese who was the Deputy Chief Minister in the erstwhile Thiru-Kochi ministry in the state who had great relation with Nehru, a release said here.