28th Agartala Book Fair attracts book lovers

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Agartala, Mar 5 (ANI): Thousands of book lovers are coming every day at the ongoing 28th Agartala Book Fair.

Organised by the Information Cultural Affairs and Tourism (ICAT) Department of Tripura with the cooperation of state publishers, the twelve-day-long fair is being held at the Sishuniketan ground of Agartala. It ends on March 11.

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar inaugurated the fair in the presence of Assam Sahitya Sabha Padma Shri Rong Bong Terang and Vice-Chancellor of Tripura (Central) University, Arunoday Saha.

Book sellers from Kolkata, Delhi, Bangladesh and others are participating in the 163 stall book fair.

Booklovers consider the fair to be a golden opportunity.

Writers and publishers are also very happy about the fair doing good business.

This type of fair not only creates a healthy atmosphere in northeastern state, but also ensures the huge public participation. By Pinaki Das (ANI)

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