WARANGAL : The Hyderabad Book Fair committee is organising a book fair for the first time in Hanamkonda from April 15 to 20 at the government school grounds beside Kakatiya Degree College here.
Committee secretary K. Chandra Mohan and treasurer P. Rajeswar Rao said the book fair would be on between 5 and 9 pm. daily and entry is free, reports The Hindu.
A 10 % special discount would be offered by all publishers on all books. A total of 50 stalls would be put up.
A number of events like competitions for school children, seminars and debates pertaining to literature and culture would be organised at the Book Fair.
The Book Fair is scheduled to inaugurated by Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari. Tourism Secretary B. Venkatesham, committee president J. Gowrishankar, noted writer Ampasayya Naveen, Sadik Ali and others would attend the inaugural function.
Mr. Rajeswar Rao said for the first time they were holding the book fair in district other than state capital Hyderabad. Depending on the public response, they would make it annual event and also organise book fairs in other districts as well in future.