Delhi: 23rd edition of book fair to begin today

26 August 2017, 10:10 AM
Delhi: 23rd edition of Book fair to begin today. (Source: ITPO)
Delhi: 23rd edition of Book fair to begin today. (Source: ITPO)

With an objective to promote literacy and reading habits among children and youth, the 23rd edition of the annual Delhi Book Fair opened for the public on August 26, at Pragati Maidan.

The theme of this year is "Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat".

This is definitely a treat for all bookworms in the national capital as the nine-day long fair is to bring a gamut of books on a wide range of subjects.

The book fair is organised by Indian Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) in association with Federation of Indian Publishers.

"Delhi Book Fair is playing a pivotal role in reiterating the might of the pen and the printed world and has come to be recognized as the biggest book bonanza keenly awaited by students, teachers, scholars, authors, intellectuals, librarians and book lovers," the ITPO wrote on its official website.

The Book Fair is an opportunity for business to business transactions, creating contact, entering into co-publishing arrangements, translation, and copyright arrangements, reprinting of old and rare books.

A number of conferenced and seminars, buyer-seller meets, book releases, book discussions, literary activities for children and meet the author will be organized during the fair.

The event will also be complemented by the Stationery/Office Automation and corporate Gifts.

(With PTI Inputs)

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First Published: Saturday, August 26, 2017 09:34 AM

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