iShop Poobala Singham Book Depot

80-year-old bookshop in Jaffna

You can get everything here, like lesson books, question paper models, story books and newspapers.
— Santhiran Nishanthini

About Poobalasingham Book Depot

This small bookshop on the busy Hospital Road has been around for over eight decades. Students come here to get their essentials: books, dictionaries and stationery. Its newspaper stand, selling a wide range of local papers, is also popular among locals: many come here to grab a paper on their way to the bus stop.

Nisha's favourite books

  1. Mathurai Tamil Perakarathi'
  2. Panniru Thirumurai
  3. Yavana Rani
  4. Karnan
  5. Makabaratham
  6. Thiruvilayadal Puranam
  7. Ponniyin selvan
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