Newsletters greet book lovers at Granthamela


Guwahati: Daily newsletters, published by the organizers of 30th Guwahati Book Fair at Chandmari AEI field of northeast India, started greeting the visitors since the second day of its inauguration on 30 December 2016. Organized by Publication Board Assam, the annual book festival attracts thousands of visitors daily from different parts of the country. Book lovers throng at various stalls, erected by the established publishers from different south Asian nations, turning the venue into one of the happening places in far eastern part of the glorious country.

For the first time, the organizers have facilitated free Wi-Fi connection at the venue for the benefit of the visitors. Moreover an ATM has also been stalled for smooth monetary transactions in the 12-day prestigious book carnival. Regular discussions on
socio-literary issues, interactions with distinguished authors and daily evening cultural programs have enthralled the bookworms gathered at the venue.

Titled as Granthamela and edited by the publication board secretary Pramod Kalita, the daily newsletter contains regular news related to the fair as well as the commentaries & personal feelings of literary personalities, advance program schedules with other relevant information. The newsletters, distributed freely among the visitors, are aimed to appreciate their affections toward the world of books in the days of internet.

Thursday, January 5, 2017