Guwahati observing 19th North East Book Fair 2017
Guwahati/ 4th November’2017 (Prag News Desk): The All Assam Publishers and Booksellers Association have organised the 19th North East Book Fair 2017 at the AEI playground in Guwahati which started from Friday. The book fair was inaugurated by eminent litterateur and former president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha Dr Nagen Saikia. English books were globally famous and its generating well in a responsible way among the younger generation but now it’s time to bring out the updates works in a practical manner in the native language, Dr Saikia added during the inauguration of the book fair. Eminent linguist GN Devy said only eleven languages will survive in the world by the end of this century. The book fair is dedicated to the eminent theatre personality Arun Sarma and journalist Radhika Mohan Bhagawati and also the temporary stage of the fair is dedicated to the eminent actor and ex-producer of Kohinoor Theatre Ratan Lahkar. Renowned actor Victor Bannerjee, Nandan Jha the Vice Chairman of Penguin Random House, President of the Association, Ajit Kr Barman was present at the time of inauguration. Ajit Kr Barman have urges the state government to support and extend to all kinds of book fairs.