Government Servant, John Aguiar’s two books were released by Chief Minister Digambar Kamat on Saturday. While Gulmohar is a collection of Konkani poems, Offside is a collection of English essays. Both the books are published by Goa 1556 a fast growing publishing house from Goa.
The chief minister praised John Aguiar for his multi-faceted personality and urged him to continue his good work particularly in the literary field. John has also written lyrics for quite a few songs in albums released by Buyao Theatres and a few of them have also been nominated for awards.
Poet Madhav Borkar appreciated John’s Gulmohar which he said has a positive vibe reflecting the poet’s feelings towards life and its realities.