Doha, Jan 12, 2021: “Kismet” the debut book written by Mrs Sushma Harish was released in Doha, Qatar on 4th January 2021. Sushma Harish from Manipal, got inspired by real life incident of two Mangalore people and life in Qatar and came up with this novel, story covering from Mangalore to Qatar. Genre of book is literary fiction.
The event was held at Indian Cultural Center, Doha, . Chief Guests ICC President Mr. Manikantan and ICBF President Mr. Baburajan formally released the book after lighting of the lamp and formal welcome and key note address by Sushma Harish . Eminent leaders like Founder President Bunts Qatar Mr Ravi Shetty, President of Karnataka Sanagha Qatar Mr Nagesh Rao, President of Indian Women’s Association Mrs Susmita Pattnaik, and husband of Sushma Mr Harish Baliga who is the head of operations for Venture Gulf Oil and gas services company have graced the event as Guests of Honour . Prominent Media personnel from Gulf Times Jayan Orma ( celebrity senior photo journalist ) , Senior Editor Mudassar Raja , attended the event and carried the event details in their esteemed new papers . Mr Babu Rajan went ahead to read a page from the book in the event, urging the people to read the story. Other community leaders have lauded the first-time author for taking up this challenge of completing a book from Qatar, publishing it in India and also releasing it in the difficult times of corona social distancing.
Few (due to corona social distancing rules) friends and well-wishers of the author and her family graced the event.
The book is now available on major online platforms like amazon and flipkart and e books too.
Mrs Sushma Harish is an engineer from Manipal Institute of Technology, after a decade’s corporate experience, and being a personal blogger, she decided to take up writing seriously and plunged into literature work covering the life stories and philosophies of life, from Mangalore to Qatar. She says this is just the first one in the list of her dream books she will write in coming years and urges everyone from Mangalore to read the story which has a profound influence on our futuristic story.