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Inauguration of India Corner at Jaffna Public Library

Consulate General of India

Jaffna

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Inauguration of India Corner at Jaffna Public Library

 

An "India Corner" at the Jaffna Public Library was inaugurated on December 11, 2015 by the High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka, Shri Y.K. Sinha, Hon'ble Governor of Northern Province, Mr. H. M. G. S. Palihakkara, and the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Northern Province, Mr. C. V. Wigneswaran.

The "India Corner" has been set up in partnership with the Jaffna Municipal Council, with the objective of offering access to a variety of books, DVDs, periodicals and other entertainment material to the people of Jaffna. The "India Corner" would house books procured from India, mainly in Tamil language, on Indian history, cultural heritage, fiction, children's books, mythology, Indian leaders, philosophers, Tamil art and culture.

The launch of the "India Corner" is a major step in further cementing India's cultural relationship with the people of Jaffna. It would serve as a window of the life and culture of the people of India for the people of Jaffna.

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