Mahishadal: Tuesday marks the inauguration of Mahishadal Book Fair in East Medinipore. State Transportation Minister Shubhendu Adhikari has inaugurated the program at the Rajbari area. This book fair is going for last four years.
This year the authority is following the slogan ‘Buy Books and Read Books’. The fair will run till February 18. Various collections of books are available in this book fair to attract more people.
Litterateur Shekhar Bose, MP Debabendu Adhikari, District Magistrate Rashmi Kamal, Superintendent of Police S. Soleman Nasakumar and other dignitaries were present at the inauguration ceremony.
There will be 46 stalls in the fair this year. 36 of them are reputed book house from of Kolkata. Attractive offers will be available for buyers. For example, the chance to win a special lottery on the book purchase of 500 rupees.
Shubhendu said, “There is a special need for such book fair to bring the modern generation to book. So, more than a book fair will be organized in the district. ”
On this day, 10 books of several writers have been published from the book fair.