Campus Blues, a satirical novel on education system of the country, written by Sentilong Ozukum was released by MLA Sentichuba at Rhythm 802 restaurant in Mokokchung on Saturday.
Speaking at the function chief guest congratulated the writer for his work and said Naga society desperately needed hardworking and talented youth. He also expressed that the book would be a fore runner in the reconstruction of the educational system which at the moment is plagued with so many evil such as ‘bogus employment’.
The author in his speech said present educational system encouraged cramming, benefiting rote learners while failing to enlighten the students. He pointed out that average student today after years of schooling was miserably poor in language, communicative and reasoning skills.
He called upon parents to understand the inner potentialities of their children and to let them excel in life. The author mentioned special thanks to editor and mentor Ranjan Roy, his friends and students of Patmos Hostel.
Inspired by Chetan Bhagat’s Five Point Someone, Campus Blues is an atrociously funny novel. The novel published by Rainbow Publishers, Noida is available in all the leading book stores across the country.
Sentilong Ozukum, 23, is one of the youngest Indian novelists.
An alumnus of Fazl Ali College, Mokokchung, he is also the founder-editor of Fingerprints magazine.