A Tamil language centre was opened by the Indian High Commission on Indian history, cultural heritage, Tamil art and culture in Jaffna Library on Friday.
A statement released by the Indian High Commission, read,
“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.”
Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister CV Wigneswaran and India’s high Commissioner Shri YK Sinha were present at the inauguration ceremony.