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    On 11 December 2015, High Commissioner of India Shri Y.K. Sinha launched the India Corner at the Jaffna Public Library, in the presence of Mr. H.M.G.S. Palihakkara, H.E. the Governor of the Northern Province, Justice C.V. Wigneswaran, Hon’ble Chief Minister and Mr. S. Thavarasa, the Leader of the Opposition of the NPC.

   The Collection at the India Corner consists of books on Indian history, Cultural Heritage, Economics, Story books, Children Books, Tourism, Leaders, Mahatma Gandhi, Philosophers, Paintings,  Art and Culture etc. It has a particularly exciting collection of books on contemporary Indian literature. There is also a reference section with encyclopedia, dictionaries (English, Hindi and Tamil) and coffee table books. While the bulk of the books are in English the library also has a substantial number of books in Hindi and Tamil language.

     The Public Diplomacy Division of the Ministry of External Affairs publishes “INDIA PERSPECTIVE” a monthly e-Magazine. This is available in 14 Languages. Readers can also read the magazine in their chosen language online from following web sites and Facebook links:-


For further information, please contact

                        Mrs. S. Sadasivamoorthy

                        Chief Librarian

                        Jaffna Public Library

                        Tel.: 021-222-6028

 If you have any suggestions regarding books, please feel free to contact

                        Shri Vipin Sharma

                        ASO (PIC)

                        Consulate General of India

                        No.14, Maruthady lane, Nallur, Jaffna

                        Tel.: 021-222-0504 / 5




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Last Content Updated: 10th Dec, 2022

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