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23rd edition of Delhi Book Fair from August 26

New Delhi: The 23rd edition of the annual Delhi book fair will begin at Pragati Maidan here from August 26, the Indian Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) has announced. The nine-day long fair organised by ITPO in asscosiation with Federation of Indian Publishers, aims to promote literacy and reading habit among children and youth by bringing a vast panorama of Indian books on a wide range of subject.

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"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 fair will provide a 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 to the fair.

A number of conferences 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 Fair held parallelly.



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