The seventh New Town book fair will be organized at the New Town mela ground from February 26 to March 7.
The book fair, which will be inaugurated by Hidco and NKDA chairman Debashis Sen, will have close to 50 stalls. “All Covid protocols will be followed strictly. Already, 47 stalls have been booked,” said Urmila Sen, president of New Town Boi Mela Samity, the organizer.
Eminent personalities, including poets Joy Goswami, Subodh Sarkar and Pankaj Saha, theatre personality Debshankar Halder, are expected to be present at the inauguration. The two-day fifth national poetry festival will also be held from February 28 as part of the book fair.