The 22nd edition of Delhi Book Fair commenced from August 27 till September 4, 2016 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The fair is organized in association with Federation of Indian Publishers.
Book Fairs have a great role to play in promoting the reading habit among people of all age groups. 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.
Apart from promoting literacy and reading habit, especially among children and youth, the fair presents a vast panorama of Indian books on a wide range of subject. The fair provides a unique platform for business to business transactions, establishing new contacts, entering into co-publishing arrangements, translation and copy right arrangements, reprinting of old and rare books, apart from providing retailing opportunities as a multitude of visitors come to the fair.
WHAT: Delhi Book Fair
WHERE: Hall No – 8 to 12A, Pragati Maidan
ON TILL: September 4
TIMINGS: 11am to 8pm
Nearest Metro Station: Pragati Maidan on Blue Line
1. Entry to the book fair is allowed from gate nos 1, 7 and 10. The Stationary Fair is in Hall No 12 A.
2. Free entry for college students and school children, who carry identity card.
3. Special discounts on books for students.
4. Visitors can meet the authors at the Author’s Corner and participate in storytelling festival and drawing competitions.
Courtesy: HPS Librarian, Ms. Misbah