Delhi Book Fair is an annual fair, organized by the India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) at Pragati Maidan. From all types of books to different magazines to maps to teaching aids and computer software, it exhibits a wide range of items. At the Book Fair of Delhi, you can expect to get all the books that have been recently published, that to at discounted prices. Also, if you want to buy even the rarest of books, then the Delhi Book Fair is the place to be.
Along with New Delhi, ITPO organizes such book fairs at Calcutta and
Chennai (Madras) also. One of the major motives behind these book fairs
is to promote reading among people as well as to showcase the advances
that are being made in the book industry. Delhi Book Fair not only
provides a wonderful platform for the book lovers and the student
community, but also gives an opportunity to the Book publishing industry
to interact with them.
Publishers from various parts of India, as well as abroad, come to take
part in this Book Fair. Separate pavilions are allotted to different
publishers, with their size depending upon the status of a particular
publishing house. Apart from the Indian publishers, publishing houses
from Pakistan, Iran, United Kingdom, U.S.A, France, Germany and
Bangladesh are the main participants. One can find books in almost all
the languages of the world at the Delhi Book Fair.
The most popular foreign language books are those in Persian, Arabic,
French, German and Spanish. Apart from the usual Hindi, English and Urdu
books, there are books on the regional languages of India too, like
Bangla, Tamil, Punjabi, Telugu and Malayalam, etc. One can find books on
any topic here, right from Politics to International Studies to
Philosophy to Sports to Art and Literature. To avail of discounts on
books, visit the fair during its end days.