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DELHI BOOK FAIR BEGINS AT PRAGATI MAIDAN

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Shri Rajesh Agrawal, IAS, Executive Director, ITPO inaugurates ‘Silver Jubilee edition of Delhi Book Fair 2019’ (September 11-15) alongwith 21 th Stationery Fair, 5 th Office Automation Fair and Corporate Gifts Fair in Hall 7, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, today. Present on the occasion were Shri R.K. Mittal, President, FIP, Shri Ashutosh Varma, General Manager, ITPO and Dr. Ashok Gupta, Secretary General, FIP, participants and media persons.

One of the   major attractions   for the bibliophiles, the 25th edition of the Delhi Book Fair along with other concurrent events, namely, 21th Stationery Fair, 5th Office Automation Fair and Corporate Gifts Fair commenced at Pragati Maidan , New   Delhi, today.

These five day events were formally   inaugurated by   Shri Rajesh Agrawal, IAS, Executive Director, India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) in Hall 7, Pragati Maidan. The Delhi Book   Fair has been organised by ITPO in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP).

Present on the occasion were Shri R.K. Mittal, President, FIP, Shri Ashutosh Varma, General Manager, ITPO and Dr. Ashok Gupta, Secretary General, FIP, participants and media persons.

This year the theme of   Delhi   Book   Fair   is ‘150 years of Mahatma Gandhi’ which   has also   been depicted with a pictorial   exhibition titled: Timeline outside Hall 7. There is a thematic   display of books pertaining to the Gandhian though and life. , Delhi Book Fair also  aims to project   aspiration of “New India” as envisioned by the Hon’ble Prime Minister. Highlighting ‘Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’, this year, Delhi Book Fair   aims to   project   education and skill development as key drivers for all other sectors.

Over 130 exhibitors are taking part in these events. Apart from students, the book fair is also an ideal event for intellectuals, scholars, authors, librarians, and teachers. and all those who have deep interest in   Indian culture   and literature. This edition of the fair will once again be all about printed and digital content. While promoting an overall culture   of   reading, the fair aims to provide a conducive environment for promotion of book   trade. Extensive efforts have been made to invite faculty and students from different schools as well as colleges. Visitor entry to the event is   free and   allowed from 10.00am to 7.00pm from Gate No.1 (Bhairo Mandir side) and 10 (Metro Station side). School buses carrying students will be allowed to enter from Gate 1 and will go back to Bhairon Road parking.

 

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