Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today released two books of Dr. Ravinder Kumar Thakur, a Pahari poetry collection ‘Dilduye Ch Shool’ and Hindi poetry collection ‘Aatm Bodh’. While appreciating the efforts of the author, the Chief Minister said that this Pahari poetry collection would prove beneficial in promoting Pahari dialect in the state. Dr. Ravinder Kumar Thakur has retired as Deputy Superintendent of Police from Police Department and presently is a member of the Academy of Languages, Arts and Culture, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. This is his third book and seven joint books have been published. He writes prose and poetry in both languages hindi and pahari. President’s Award recipient Dr. Ravinder Kumar Thakur has been honoured by many government and non-government organizations for social service and literary writing.