Book Fair Inaugurated at Maharaja | Mysore News

Mysuru: Writer and TV scholar Venkatachala Shastri said on Thursday that books are people’s best companions and help them discover the world.
He was speaking after the inauguration of the book fair at Maharaja’s College in the city. This fair is organized by the Kannada Book Authority.
This fair will end on March 15. The fair has up to 55 stands of books from government agencies, academies and popular private publishers.
Speaking on the occasion, Nandish Hanche, Chairman of the Kannada Book Authority, informed that due to the pandemic, the authority has not been able to organize many activities over the past two years. “After 2011, this is the second book fair organized in the city. We hope to bring books closer to readers,” he said.
As part of the exhibition, cultural programs are scheduled every evening. Several sessions to discuss the challenges facing the Kannada book industry and publishers will also be organized.
Kitab Lovers Book Fair
Kitab Lovers is holding a four-day book fair in Nanjaraj Bahadur Choultry until March 13. More than 2 lakh pounds are on display at this fair, informed Harpreet Singh Chawla, founder of the organization.
He informed that books by various national and international authors on a variety of subjects are available at this fair. He said the fair was organized to cultivate reading habits among young people.

Lucas E. Kelly