The 41st Agartala Book Fair will begin from March 24 at the International Fair Grounds at Hanpania.
The book fair will continue till April 5. A meeting of the management committee was held at Muktdhara Auditorium, Agartala on Friday.
The meeting was presided over by Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha.
Mayor Dipak Majumder, MLA Minarani Sarkar, Tripura University Vice-Chancellor Ganga Prasad Pressein, Information Culture Department Secretary P Chakraborty, Director Ratan Biswas and others were present.
Administrative officers along with various publishing houses participated in the meeting of the management committee.
Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha said that the environment of the book fair should be kept orderly. In this case the responsibility is not limited to different departments. Common people should also come forward. 17 awards will be given at the book fair. A committee has been formed for that. Preparation meeting before any event is very important.
The chief minister asked everyone to accept the decisions taken by consensus from the meeting.
After Rabindra Bhabhan to Children’s park, the book fair has now reached the premises of the International Fair Ground. It should be kept in mind that G-20 representatives will join this year’s book fair. They will come to the state from abroad. Will visit the book fair on March 3. Therefore, the chief minister gave a message to keep the theme of the book fair in that direction.