Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar inaugurated the fair in the presence of Assam Sahitya Sabha Padma Shri Rong Bong Terang and Vice-Chancellor of Tripura (Central) University, Arunoday Saha.
Book sellers from Kolkata, Delhi, Bangladesh and others had participated in the 163 stalls of book fair. Booklovers consider the fair to be a golden opportunity. Writers and publishers are also very happy about the fair doing good business.
Everyday, there were cultural ceremonies /seminars/ function in the open air stage. Below a document of a cultural activities, click the bengali image to enlarge
I visited Agartala on this occasion, ( reached 28th feb 10 in the morning flight and returned on 12 march in the evening by flight) and on the 6th march I read my poem among audiences with other poets. I enjoyed the Bookfair with prominent writers, publishers in Agartala, Tripura.
A few writers with me in front of Tripura Government Art College Building
I am with my writers friend at Krishna Nagar, Agartala.