Book publishers refuse to give books
Source: Manipur Mail

Imphal, March 13: The book publishers are refusing to give books to the book sellers in various parts of the state the book sellers today informed Z Mangaibou Minister SCERT and O Joy MLA.

After the issue of non availability of books was raised today in the House during question hours, the two along with media persons went to various book sellers at Paona bazar.

It was found that the books were available in the respective shops of the respective book sellers but the books were not available in other shops.

So one has to go to the shop of every publisher to buy the books it was pointed put.

During enquiry today it was found that the books were available in huge numbers in the respective book houses.

The book publishers said there was some gap when the books were not available as they did not know how many books were to be printed.

They are now afraid that the books will not be bought by none.

Other book sellers said they were not given the books and the situation in the rural areas is bad.