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Delhi Book Fair

Where ITPO in Pragati Maidan
How to Reach Take an auto or cab or disembark at Pragati Maidan Metro station
Timing Once in a year generally in the month of Sept-October, 10 A.M. to 9 P.M

Book Fair in DelhiThe Delhi Book Fair is organized once in a year and is very popular among the intellectual class of the city. Like the famous International trade fair, Delhi Book Fair too is organized at the International Trade Promotion Organization premises in Pragati Maidan. The fair is fairly popular but lacks the scale of an International Trade Fair. Nevertheless it make you spend more time on each and every stall which is nearly impossible in the case of trade fair due to the mad rush.

Separate pavilions are allotted to various publishers from India and abroad. The size of the pavilions depends upon the status of that particular publishing house. Separate pavilions are allotted to the publishers from abroad. The major international participants are Pakistan, Iran, United Kingdom, U.S.A, France, Germany and Bangladesh. The number of participant countries is increasing year by year.

You can find books in many languages. Besides English, Hindi and Urdu, you have the option to select books from a range of regional languages such as Bangla, Tamil, Punjabi, Telagu and Malayalam, which have a very rich and vibrant literature. Among foreign languages, you have books in Persian, Arabic, French, German and Spanish. For example, Iranian stall is famous for book on theologies and Sufi movement, Pakistan for Urdu poetry and medieval history and France for western philosophies and culinary. Books are available on range of subjects such as Politics, International Studies, Philosophies, Sports, Art, Culinary and literature among others. Towards the end of the fair you can avail fabulous bargain. On the last day, some of the publishers give discounts as high as 70-80%. On the regular days too, nearly all the publishers give some sort of discounts that are proportional to the volume of books bought.