Along with the celebration of its golden jubilee, State Central Library observed World Book Day at its premises on April 23.
Organising of a symposium on the topic, 'importance of books in the world today' was the main attraction of the day's celebration.
Speaking at the function, DM College of Arts Reader Dr Moirangthem Priyobarta said that books make a person literate who understands the pros and cons of every happening.
Stating that books enlighten the minds of human beings, he went on saying that it can even lift a person up to the level of God. He however said that people must avoid books which can spew poison and distrust among people.
Full report here e-pao