Tuesday, May 4, 2010

"World Book Day" observed in Manipur

State Central Library, Imphal on April 23 observed the World Book and Copyright Day 2010 with a symposium importance of book as a source of primary knowledge in the globe at its premise at Keishampat.

Noted writer Dr Moirangthem Priyobarta speaking on at the symposium said instead of giving benefits, loss dominated in the publication of books in the state.

Sub-standard books should be thrown out and only the standard books should be preserved for reading, he opined. On the other hand Dr Ch Ibohal expressed concern over the reading habit of the people of state and said, there are no readers for novel and drama books published.

Full report here e-pao

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