51st Delhi Book Fair 2024 Dates, Timings, Venue

51st Delhi Book Fair 2024 Dates, Timings, Venue: Their favorite fair for book lovers is ready to be organized today, i.e. from 10th February. The 51st World Book Fair is starting from this Saturday (10 February 2024) at Pragati Maidan. The dates of book fare are 10 and 18 February. This Delhi Book Fair 2024 will be inaugurated by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

Mukesh Rathor’s books in Delhi Book Fair 2024

The World Book Fair, being held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi from Saturday, will also include two books by Mukesh Rathore, a writer from Goradia village in the district. Rathore, who is a secondary teacher by profession, had the privilege of presenting his books “Kaun Banega Main Atithi” and “Benefits of Borrower” in the sacred atmosphere of the fair. With this, people will become familiar with the excellent writing skills and literary contributions of Mukesh Rathore.

Delhi Book Fair 2024
51st Delhi Book Fair 2024 Dates, Timings, Venue

Important information about the Delhi Book Fair 2024

Here below we have provided you with some important information about the 51st edition of the Delhi Book Fair

  • The 51st edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair is about to be held in Pragati Maidan Delhi
  • This Delhi Book Fair 2024 is organized by the National Book Trust (NBT) of India
  • The starting date of the book fare is 10 Feb. 24
  • The last date of the book fare is 18 Feb. 24
  • The honorable Union Minister Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate the Delhi Book Fair 2024

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Interesting books of litterateurs from India and abroad

Along with Rathore, books of famous litterateurs from India and abroad will also be seen in the World Book Fair being held at Pragati Maidan in Delhi. This fair is the center of unique identities of literary creation, where people will enjoy the rich contribution of literature. After Rathore’s two satire collections, he has also been honored for his contribution to various collections, which has given him special recognition.

Expected Delhi Book Fair 2024 Events

A physical crowd of 25,000 to 30,000 is expected, with the number increasing to 40,000 on weekends (PTI). A detailed account of the events is available on the National Book Trust’s X (formerly Twitter) handle. Some of the highlighted areas include:

Theme pavilion: decorated by NID Ahmedabad. Literary and cultural activities related to Indian languages will be organized here.

Children’s pavilion: for storytelling sessions, workshops, panel discussions, quizzes, and competitions. NBT mentions education and publishing professionals here along with the presence of “prominent authors and illustrators”.

Corners for Author: these will be present in various halls for book launches and related activities.

Corner for youth: where 75 young writers, selected and mentored through a pan-India competition, will interact with the audience about their writing.

New Delhi World Book Fair 2024: Literary festival in the capital

The 51st edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), organized by the National Book Trust (NBT) of India, is starting on 10th February at Pragati Maidan, Delhi. The literary fest will run till February 18 and include over 2,000 stalls with books in different languages, NBT officials said on Friday.

Inauguration of National e-Library: A step towards reaching

This book fair, organized by the Ministry of Education and Journalism of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, will not only showcase books but will also inaugurate a national e-library. This digital storage will allow users to access and download books for free, which coincides with promoting a broader reading culture in the country. Saudi Arabia is the guest country for this year’s book fair, and officials said an established contingent of 25 people will be coming from the country.

Yuvraj Malik, NBT Director, emphasizes on cultural development of reading

Speaking to the media at a press conference, NBT Director Yuvraj Malik expressed the aim of promoting a strong reading culture in the country. He highlighted the importance of ease of access to books, saying that the easier it is for books to be accessible, the sooner we will achieve that goal. This e-library, which will be available to everyone across the country, aims to contribute to this goal. The theme of NDWBF 2024 is “Multilingual India, a Living Tradition”.

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Tickets for the children

  • You have one point reserved for free entry for children in school uniform, for senior citizens, and for people with various forms of disability.
  • Another point is that for this event a food stall has been set up on the grounds of ITPO for the upcoming people.
  • The entry for metro passengers will be from 10 and the nearest metro station is Supreme Court.
  • Other access gates are Gate 4 and Gate 6.

Tickets for the Delhi Book Fair 2024

People can buy tickets for the fair at the site from 9 am to 4 pm and the timings are 11 am to 8 pm. Tickets are available online on the ITPO website as well as at 20 metro locations —

WelcomeDilshad GardenRithala
GTB NagarVishwavidyalayaKashmere Gate
Rajiv ChowkNoida Sector-52Noida City Centre
Botanical GardenVaishaliIndraprastha
Supreme CourtMandi HouseKirti Nagar
INA and Hauz Khas  

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