Policemen prevented vhp workers from distributing the hanuman chalisa among visitors of the 44th international kolkata book fair for some time. Leftists goons atatcked vhp stall, trampled bhagwad gita at. Although primarily new market referred to the original enclosed market, today in local parlance, the entire shopping area is often known as new market. The international kolkata book fair and officially antarjatik kolkata boimela or antarjatik. January 2017 february 2016 january 2016 december 2015. Kolkata book fair caught fire on february 3, 19 years ago. Police stop vhp from distributing hanuman chalisa at. But the book fair at kolkata still stands out to be the most popular and has opened up new horizons and dimensions. Buying a book at our stall is a bargain for immediate pleasure, but also a good move in terms of futurity. International kolkata book fair the worlds biggest international. International kolkata book fair 2015 alliance francaise du bengale. Kolkata, formerly calcutta, has long been considered the literary heart of india. January 30, 2015 jago bangla stall wins hearts at kolkata book fair the 39th international book fair which was inaugurated on the 27 january is buzzing with book enthusiasts. Kolkata book stock photos download 306 royalty free photos.
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Jan 31, 2020 this webisode of wanderlust deals with exclusive coverage of publishers including theme of 44th. Kolkata book fair, west bengal, india editorial stock. The international kolkata book fair is a winter fair in kolkata. The two sides exchanged blows after west bengal bjp leader rahul sinha entered the stall at the 44th international kolkata book fair aro.
Religious bonhomie at kolkata book fair the stalls of ahmadiyya muslim jamat and vishwa hindu parishad vhp are opposite to each other, showcasing religious harmony. Exhibition stalls in kolkata, west bengal exhibition stalls. However, in spite of the book fair being the pride. The 39th international kolkata book fair 2015 was inaugurated on 27 january at. Towards the end of the festival last week, bjp national secretary rahul sinha arrived to visit a rightwing stall. The 40th international kolkata book fair started in full spirit at the melan mela prangan adjacent to science city, kolkata. Bypass, this fair has over 600 stalls, selling over rs. However, in spite of the book fair being the pride of bengal, as west bengal chief minister. The book hungry bengali community is thronging the milan mela complex in kolkata like every year.
Visitors to the 39th international kolkata book fair, that begins jan 28, now have assistance at their finger tips, courtesy a mobile app providing all the relevant details about the fest. Frequently asked questions international kolkata book fair. Cops unite lost fouryearold with parents at kolkata book. The oxford stall was no less than a usual oxford bookstore having books ranging from kids fiction categories to business books.
International kolkata book fair is one of the famous event of this city. We really wait for the next book fair through the year. The success of the kolkata book fair has resulted in many book fairs in smaller cities in west bengal like siliguri, and was inspired, in turn, by the first world book fair at new delhi in 1972 the popularity of the kolkata book fair was seminal in india being nominated the guest of honour at the frankfurt book fair in 2006, according to the frankfurt book fair organizers. Books are probably the best friend even in the saddest time of our life. Kolkata book fair, indian kolkata book fair, famous. Police stop vhp from distributing hanuman chalisa at kolkata book fair. The kolkata international book fair or kolkata boi mela is the worlds largest nontrade annual book fair as well as the largest book fair in asia. Eastern kolkata is a district of kolkata in southeast bengal. Grontho mela used to be held in late december and continued till early january, and was the showcase for books published by governmentrun publishing houses.
Arkiverad 18 september 2015 hamtat fran the wayback machine. Uk at the kolkata international book fair 2015 british council. In recent years, book theft had become a major cause for concern among publishers and vendors participating in the kolkata book fair. Location, central park mela ground, saltlake, kolkata map. It is a fair of its kind where the book lovers from all over the world come and experience. The first book fair was held in the year 1976 and thereafter organized every year. Police objected to the distribution of the hindu holy book after leftwing student groups visiting the book fair protested against it, and ordered the closure of the stall. The preparations are in full swing at central park mela complex, salt lake.
The two sides exchanged blows after west bengal bjp leader rahul sinha entered the stall at the 44th international kolkata book fair. Download 306 kolkata book stock photos for free or amazingly low rates. Religious bonhomie at kolkata book fair the muslim times. The map of the location is provided on the home page. Protestors and bjp supporters clashed, leading to six detentions. If you are looking for branding and publicity, there is no better place than international kolkata book fair in kolkata with a footfall of over 2 million. If bengals history can offer warnings in the age of the caa, then the speed and ferocity. Popular book stalls include ananda publishers, deys publishing, deb. Kolkata book fair 2015 gets high on tech times of india. Kolkata book fair, calcutta book fair, book fair in. The fair organized by publishers and booksellers guild. College street in kolkata is the throbbing home of a maze of old book shops and stalls and this traditional place of learning and trading hosts the largest nontrading book fair in.
The same is being held at other places and is slowly gaining popularity among the masses. At the kolkata book fair, the relative calm was eventually disrupted. Jago bangla stall wins hearts at kolkata book fair all. Guatemalan ambassador giovanni castillo was present at the time of the conference and unveiled the logo of the theme. The 39th international kolkata book fair 2015 was inaugurated on 27 january at 4. Jan 27, 2015 uk is the focal theme at this years kolkata book fair and want to showcase what the united kingdom has to offer india and the rest of the world, in arts and culture, education, and research through the uk governments great campaign, which includes information on the huge range of scholarships available for studying in the uk. Jan 30, 2018 the 42nd edition of the international kolkata book fair 2018 will be inaugurated today by bengal chief minister mamata banerjee and frances minister of culture and communication francoise nyssen. A fouryearold speechimpaired girl, who had come to kolkata book fair in salt lake with her parents and gone missing on saturday evening, was tracked down by. Eleven things that will happen to you at the kolkata book fair. Display of indias map without jammu and kashmir at the bangladesh parjatan corporation stall bpc in kolkata book fair 2015 kolkata boimela on saturday drew huge criticism from the visitors. Mamatas book on caa sold out in book fair politics a book against the citizenship amendment act written by west bengal chief minister mamata banerjee was sold out six days after it was launched in the international kolkata book fair, her publisher said.
Kolkata book fair is a place where a hundred flowers bloom and different organisations can profess their ideologies without promoting hatred and bigotry, chatterjee said. A book against the citizenship amendment act written by west bengal chief minister mamata banerjee was sold out six days after it was launched in the international kolkata book fair. Bengal bjp state president dilip ghosh too visited ahmadiyya muslim jamat shop and received a book. Kolkata book fair, where disparate ideologies breathe the same air. Apart from our regular books, we have a prominent section of our wall dedicated to the quran. International kolkata book fair 2020, inaugurated by honble cm of west bengal on 28th. A book fair is always an attraction for book lovers across the globe. Boi mela food stalls booked, publishers struggle to survive. One of the most popular winter fair of kolkata is the international book fair. Feb 06, 2020 religious bonhomie at kolkata book fair the stalls of ahmadiyya muslim jamat and vishwa hindu parishad vhp are opposite to each other, showcasing religious harmony.
This year jago bangla the official party mouthpiece has been depicted through a stall which has been modeled around theme communal harmony. International kolkata book fair the worlds biggest. The venue of the book fair is located in the permanent fairground milan. On february 3, 1997, a stall at the 33rd kolkata book fair at maidan caught fire and burned down onethird of the entire complex.
At the kolkata book fair, a fight for indias soul prospect. Mamatas book on caa sold out in book fair republic world. It is a unique book fair in the sense of not being a trade fair the book fair is primarily for the general public rather than. Not chetan bhagat or vikram seth, but west bengal chief. Tripura education and law minister ratan lal nath said that around stalls were set up by the book sellers and publishers from bangladesh, west bengal, delhi, assam besides tripura.
Women taking selfie at kolkata book fair, west bengal, india little magazines at kolkata book fair 2014 bangladesh books stall, kolkata book fair 2014. But do you know that this world famous fair once burned to ashes. Police stop vhp from distributing hanuman chalisa at kolkata. The book fair was inaugurated by honorable chief minister of west bengal, smt. But that trend seems to be on the wane, going by what. How do i reach the international kolkata book fair, if i am from kolkata. If you are not a publisher or distributor or book seller, and still want a space inside the fair ground, kindly go for information for applicants as well.
One last time, west bengal chief minister buddhadeb bhattacharya. While this was initially a rival commercial venture, the unprecedented growth of the calcutta book fair caused the government of west bengal to merge the two book fairs in 1992. Honble chief minister of west bengal mamata banerjee and others distinguished. These annual fairs encompass a vast variety of exhibitions which in addition to enriching the culture of west bengal. To another question, he said books worth rs 14 crore were sold from over 600 stalls in the book fair till saturday. Munshi premchand fights back from oblivion in howrah, west bengal. The starting date is wednesday, 28 january 2020 and the kolkata book fair the last date is sunday, 9 february 2020. Jago bangla stall wins hearts at kolkata book fair all india.
Mar 07, 2015 at the annual kolkata book fair, amidst brilliantly merchandised stalls of big publishing houses, every year one finds tucked away in the corner a small rather non descript stall of yuva prakashani, a publishing house which largely brings out translation of munshi premchands work in bangla. The stall of wikipedia first time in any bookfair for the first time worldwide. Spanning twelve days, it celebrates not just books but also the everyday people who read them. Jan 31, 2015 the milan mela grounds located at 3, jbs haldane avenue, park circusem byepass connector in kolkata, west bengal gathering attention as the largest exhibition centre in the metropolitan city of. This, and a large number of rules related to common banking problems and customers rights, were publicised at the rbi stall at the book fair, which saw a huge crowd throughout the day. Kolkata book fair to begin from jan 28 the hindu businessline. Kolkata book fair, indian kolkata book fair, famous kolkata. The success of the calcutta book fair has resulted in many book fairs in smaller cities in west bengal like siliguri, and was inspired, in turn, by the first world book fair at new delhi in 1972. All stall owners have been instructed to create ramps so that there is. Meanwhile, the organisers also unveiled a mobile app, kolkata book fair 2015, for androidusers. The rise in respirable particulatematter rpm at the maidan during the book fair has been an. Notably, each year the event gets organized by the publishers. The jouney of this library started almost two decades back by mr prasanta chakrabarty with a humble approach to render the thirst of reader who wants to uplift.
Tripura chief minister biplab kumar deb inaugurated the 12day annual book fair at hafania international ground, 8 kms south of agartala city. So rush to our stall at the international complex central plaza of the book fair from 12 to 8 pm any day till 8 february 2015. Kolkata book fair, where disparate ideologies breathe the. Hanuman chalisa among visitors of the 44th international kolkata book fair for some time leading to.
A scuffle broke out between anticaa protesters and bjp supporters on saturday, after a senior saffron party leader visited a stall at the kolkata book fair here. The book fair at kolkata essay english school students. Book fairs are not only held in kolkata but all across the country and globe as well. Kolkata events, things to do and festivals 2014 2015 kolkata calcutta, west bengal, india kolkatas events calendar is riddled with festivals, and theres no better way to enhance your visit than to arrive during a colourful hindu festival. If one gets to see the world ranking the first place is enjoyed by the frankfurt book. Find here exhibition stalls, suppliers, manufacturers, wholesalers, traders with exhibition stalls prices for buying. A press meet was organized to update the media about the happenings in the soon to start kolkata book fair. All stall owners have been instructed to create ramps so that there is convenience. So keeping that in our mind today we are heading towards another biggest fair of kolkata i. Held on the milan mela ground near science city on e.
The fair is held between 28 january and 8 february from 1pm to 8pm. New town book fair to commence from december 21 kolkata. West bengal chief minister mamata banerjee will inaugurate this fair. The last day of kolkata book fair on sunday saw tensed situation after police had closed the stall of viswa hindu parishad for distributing hanuman chalisa. Great britain book stall at kolkata international book fair 2015. The 41st edition of the international kolkata book fair ikbf, with a focus on costa rica and the special participation of russia, is set to open on january 25 next year, with organisers apprehending demonetisations fallout on the supply of books and eventual impact on sales.
Fairs of kolkata, west bengal, form a significant part of the socio cultural heritage of the state. Left, bjp supporters clash at kolkata book fair a scuffle broke out between anticaa protesters and bjp supporters at the kolkata book fair event on saturday. Talking about the stall, which has been a regular feature at international kolkata book fair over the years, mubashir ahmed munir, a missionary of the ahmadiyya muslim community, said the special feature of them has been the wide subjects on display. Kolkata book fair 2015 gets high on tech the 574 stalls and the food apart, the 39th edition boasts of better internet presence and even an app to help you find your way around. Visitor inside central park fair ground, salt lake on the occasion of 44th international kolkata book fair 2020. Anticaa protesters, bjp supporters clash at kolkata book fair. The 39 th international kolkata book fair sees a proliferation of stalls bearing little. Leftists goons atatcked vhp stall, trampled bhagwad gita. According to reports, students from kolkata university were chanting anticaa, antinrc slogans outside stall number 370 of the vhp at the kolkata book fair since sunday morning, causing huge inconvenience to visitors at the venue which was packed to capacity as it was the last day and a holiday. Mamata banerjee a bestselling author at kolkata book fair. Feb 03, 2015 kolkata is always a city of book lovers. The biswa bangla stall of the west bengal government was also thronged by people. Kolkata book fair is perhaps the most eagerly awaited nonreligious festival that receives the highest footfall among all book fairs in asia. The annual fair, which will be held from january 29 to february 9, will host about 600 books stalls and 200 little magazine kiosks.
The new town book fair, which is falling in its 5th year will be organised at the new town fair ground from december 21 to january 1. The government of west bengal shall provide free water at several points inside the book fair. Boi, boi, boi goes the chorus of the ongoing 39th kolkata book fairs theme song composed and sung by usha uthup. In a prompt action, the bangladesh deputy high commission in kolkata, however, gave directives to seal off the stall to tackle the situation. East kolkata basically covers new growth areas on the eastern side of the metroplis and it is an area that is still growing. New market is a market in kolkata situated on lindsay street at free school street mirza ghalib street. It houses the it hub of kolkata, shopping emporiums and amusement parks. Little magazines at kolkata book fair 2014 women taking selfie at kolkata book fair, west bengal, india family visiting kolkata book fair 2014 young man taking selfie at kolkata book fair, west bengal, india old man taking selfie at kolkata book fair, west bengal, india. Jan 24, 2018 the 39th edition of the international kolkata book fair, asias largest book fair, will be held from january 28 to february 8 this year.
Jan 24, 2015 mobile app for kolkata book fair visitors. In subsequent years the numbers of stalls have substantially increased. The popularity of the calcutta book fair was seminal in india being nominated the guest of honour at the frankfurt book fair in 2006, according to the. The 44 th international kolkata book fair will be inaugurated on 29 th january. The 44th international kolkata book fair inaugurated on january 29th january 2020. Woman reading book at kolkata book fair, west bengal, india artists painting floor at kolkata international book fair 2015. The 39th international kolkata book fair 2015 was inaugurated on 27. The venue of the book fair is located in the permanent fairground milan mela which.338 1025 1645 143 1447 1582 1641 1356 64 736 590 987 1226 1389 204 1283 206 183 682 1381 1564 291 256 391 426 487 456 1360 1125 1451 256 464 1348 1173 677 1472 754 470 677 1479 507 652 269 1420 575 618