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A book ‘The case of Longti village’ released in Mokokchung

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By Imrongkumba Aier Updated: Oct 23, 2021 11:08 pm
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Sentilong Ozukum with the director and crew of Dreams and Chaos web series during the launch of “The case of Longti village” in Mokokchung on Oct. 23.

Our Correspondent
Mokokchung, Oct. 23 (EMN):
Sentilong Ozukum launched his fourth book “The case of Longti village” at Urban Hub Café in Mokokchung town on Oct. 23. The book was released by Bendang Walling, film maker and director of Hill Theatre.

Speaking at the book launch event, Bendang Walling informed that the book is a reality check for a lot of social evils that exist in the society. He also talked about his desire to work on the book into a movie in the near future.

Ronojyoti Roy gave a review of the book during the book launch.

Also speaking at the event, Sentilong Ozukum recounted how the current situations and problems in the state inspired him to write the book. He added that the main theme of the book was about story-telling.

The book “The case of Longti village” is a thriller and a mystery novel published by the Bookipedia Publications, Mokokchung. It comes as the first book being published by Bookipedia Publications. Bookipedia Publications is an initiative undertaken by Bookipedia foundation with the objective of providing a platform for emerging writers in the state and beyond to publish their works across genres and to bridge the gap between talent and opportunities.

Bookipedia Publications was registered as a publishing house with the Ministry of Human Resource Development, government of India in the year 2020.

‘The case of Longti village’ is the first publication of Bookipedia Publications.

Under the aegis of the foundation, Bookipedia Library, a free library was established in 2019 to encourage readership. Apart from Bookipedia library and Bookipedia publications, the foundation is also sponsoring students from economically weaker section of the society in their educational pursuits.

The author informed that 100% of the proceeds from ‘The case of Longti village’ would go toward sponsoring more students in pursuit of their dreams in the coming days.

Sentilong Ozukum’s previous works included ‘Campus Blues’ (2010), ‘Sincerely Yours’ (2017) and ‘Dreams and Chaos’ (2020).

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By Imrongkumba Aier Updated: Oct 23, 2021 11:08:13 pm