As indicated by Harper Collins Publishers, Jungle Nama is “Amitav Ghosh’s stanza variation of a scene from the legend of Bon Bibi, a story famous in the towns of the Sundarban, which additionally lies at the core of the original The Hungry Tide. “It is the tale of the eager rich trader Dhona, the helpless chap Dukhey, and his mom; it is additionally the account of Dokkhin Rai, a strong soul who appears to people as a tiger, of Bon Bibi, the harmless goddess of the timberland, and her fighter sibling Shah Jongoli.”
Sethi took to Instagram to share information on the venture intended to “bring out the miracle of the Sundarban through its sound and verse”. “So excited to dispatch our ongoing challenge Jungle Nama, a melodic book recording made by Amitav Ghosh, performed by me with dazzling workmanship from Salman Toor.”
“This release accessible in South Asia just — download it from Audible and different spots,” he added.
Sethi likewise shared a tune from the book recording — ‘Baya Jao’ which is his very first melody in the Bengali language.
Ghosh’s scholarly work centers around the Sundarbans, huge spaces of flowing streams, mudflats and little islands of salt-lenient mangrove woods that have been vigorously affected by environmental change and governmental issues. As per UNESCO, the Sundarbans are “one of the biggest leftover spaces of mangroves on the planet” and home to “critical populaces” of all around the world jeopardized creatures.