VMC to hold 5-day national book fair from May 27

Tuesday, May 24, 2016,16:08 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Vadodara | Bringing stakeholders from the publishing industry together under one roof, Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) will hold a five-day national book fair here commencing from May 27.

VMC commissioner H S Patel said the mega event, to be held at Navlakhi compound area, will also have an exhibition where national and international publishers, players from stationery, paper and office supplies industry, books and digital media, periodicals and magazines, publishing technocrats, foreign consulates would participate.

Chief Minister Anandiben Patel, Governor O P Kohli are also likely to visit the fair, he said. We will also use this platform to seek suggestions from people for making Vadodara, a Smart City for which we would be getting forms filed up.

We hope to get suggestions from over 2.5 lakhs visitors, Patel told PTI. City mayor Bharat Dangar has appealed to literature enthusiasts in the city to attend the fair in large numbers.