Hamid Ansari, the Vice-President of India on 26 April 2013 released a book entitled A Leaf turns Yellow: the Sufis of Awadh edited by filmmaker and social worker Muzaffar Ali in New Delhi.
The book depicts the cultural history of the Awadh in totality and highlights the rural culture of North India especially the Awadh in its composite form.
The book is researched well and is a thorough account of the Sufism in (erstwhile) Awadh. It has introduced the history, traditions, sub-cultures, poetry and institutions of Awadh.
Every Chapter of the Book is in the form of essay and revolves round the expressive traditions and socials backgrounds that are responsible for the way of living and unique thinking in the people of the region.