State Govt orders forfeiture of the book 'The Complexity Called MANIPUR Roots, Perceptions & Reality'

IMPHAL, Nov 14
The State Government has declared that every copy of the book titled 'The Complexity Called MANIPUR Roots, Perceptions & Reality' authored by Late Brig. Sushil Kumar Sharma and published by Viva Books Private Limited by Vinod Vasishtha for Viva Books Private Limited, New Delhi  - 110002, shall be forfeited to the Government for misleading and scandalous content.
In this regard, an order has been issued by Rajesh Agrawal, Principal Secretary (Home), Govt of Manipur in the name of the Governor.
The order mentioned that, 'The further circulation of the said book containing misleading, factually incorrect information and scandalous statement in connection with Merger of Manipur will create misunderstanding and communal tension between the communities residing in the valley areas and hill areas of the State which may escalate into violence thereby affecting public tranquility and maintenance of harmony between various communities in the State and may impact the integrity of India.'