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Syed Isaac’s library inaugurated in Mysuru

Mysuru: Syed Isaac’s library was inaugurated at Rajiv Nagar here on Wednesday January 26.

Isaac’s library was burnt by miscreants a year ago. Thousands of books were gutted in the fire. Isaac is an illiterate person but a lover of Kannada and books. He was running a library of his own by spending from pocket to quench the knowledge of book lovers.

When Isaac’s library was burnt, book lovers from across the country responded and an online support Abhiyan was also launched by Infosys techie. But the State Government had promised to construct a library by itself.

But even after a year, nobody turned up for construction.

Chamarajapete Former MLA B. Z. Jameer Ahmed has contributed Rs. 2 lakh, Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha gave Rs. 50,000, District Minister S. T. Somashekar provided Rs. 25,000, and Sutturu JSS Matha provided Rs. 10,000 and books.

Isaac built a library building by spending more than Rs. 3 lakh with help of donors.

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