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Imphal book fair underway

By Our Correspondent Updated: May 27, 2018 11:17 pm

Our Correspondent

Imphal, May 27 (EMN): The nine day Imphal book fair is underway at DM College of Science campus in Imphal. It was inaugurated by Manipur assembly speaker Yumnam Khemchand on May 26 Saturday. The book fair is being organised by National Book Trust (NBT) in collaboration with directorate of Education (U) and Saheed Madhumangal Foundation.

A total of 35 publishing houses from different states, including six from the host state, are taking part in the event and showcased their books through 72 stalls. In connection with the fair, workshop on creative writing for children, presentation of short stories for general readers, orientation on reader’s club, workshop for teachers, storytelling for children, workshop on enacting a story, career in book publishing, and cultural programme will be organised during the course of the book fair.

According to the organisers, NBT book lover’s membership cards and other forms of book lovers of cards would be delivered during the event so that the card holders can buy NBT books at a discounted rate. “So those who love to order our books in bunch online can also be done through our sites.”

By Our Correspondent Updated: May 27, 2018 11:17:39 pm