The first copy of Leela Bordia's coffee table book Jaipur Blue Pottery was presented to the Presi-dent of India Pranab htukherjee at the Rashtra. patt Bhasvan in New Delhi on Tuesday Bordla who his placed Jaipur on the world map through the an of blue pottery has written a comprehensive 200page book, al ter underraking fiveyears of research and pairmak ing efforts. %Vhtle Bonita thanked the president for accept-ing the first copy', the president aLso appreciated her ef-forts for raking the anon a global level.
Speaking on the occasion Bordla said, "Despite the popularity of blue pottery the world over, there has been no Informative book on It. I hope that this book would appropriately fill the gap." She also ac-knowledged the fact that Jaipur's most recognised and popular craft of blue pottery was revived due to the efforts of late Rajmata Gayatri Devi, 'Camara Devi Chattopadhaya and Krlpal Singh Shekhawat. Bordla herself has been working in the field for four decades and will soon be relea.sing the book in Jaipur.