Tanmay Kulshrestha, a 3rd year B.Tech, Information Technology student of KIIT University, penned his maiden novel, ‘The Meth – When a lie takes away a life’ published by Mahaveer Publishers, New Delhi. Released in a ceremony graced by Swami Agnivesh and Dr. S. Priyabadini, Jt. Registrar , KIIT University on 16th June 2012, the book has been a runaway success with over 5000 copies already sold. Reviews of the book have been published in leading newspapers like The Telegraph, Hindustan Times and Dainik Jagran.
‘The Meth’ deals with the burning issue of drug addiction that often destroys relationships and lives. The plot revolves around characters, Arush and Trisha whose unconditional and beautiful love story is consumed by Methamphetamine addiction. ‘The Meth’ is the cry against any more loss of life due to abuse of this substance. The book has been edited by Shubhra Singh, a 2nd year B Tech, Information Technology student of KIIT University. It has received high rating from readers, reviewers and critics. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS has congratulated Kulshrestha for the achievement. ‘The Meth’ is available at book stores and online at Flipkart, Infibeam, Homeshop 18, Uread, etc.