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Kolkata: pirated copies of Mamata's poems seized

kolkata Updated: May 03, 2012 19:43 IST

Copies of seven poems by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee published illegally by a Delhi publishing house in book form were seized in Kolkata on Thursday.

The publishing house published the poems violating the Copyrights Act, the police said.

The Enforcement Branch arrested one person and seized the copies of the book while distributing them in Dacres Lane in central Kolkata, the sources said adding that The owner of the publishing house was absconding.

A spokesman of the Deys' Publishing, which has so far published 27 of the chief minister's poems, said that they had filed a complaint against the Delhi publishing house for publishing the seven poems without consent of the poet as well and the original publishers in violation of the Copyright Act.