Book lovers, book worms and people who love and collect books but seldom read, New Delhi World Book Fair 2016 is here. Organised by NBT, the book fair opens on 9th January 2016 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The New Delhi World Book Fair offers an opportunity to not only meet your favourite authors but also get to know about the publishing industry and the world of books under one roof.
The book fair is an interesting event to introduce your children to the world of books. In fact, it is good opportunity to inculcate the habit of reading in your children. Publishers from across the country and different parts of the world exhibit their books at the book fair. The event also offers an opportunity to meet authors, who interact with their fans during the book fair. This year the guest of honour county is China.
Why visit New Delhi World Book Fair 2016?
– A large collection of books under one roof
– Discount on books
– Meet your favourite authors
– Introduce your children with books
– Panel Discussion on Copyright Awareness (11 Jan; 2 pm -3.30 pm)
– Talk on on Stress Management (15 Jan; 4 pm -5.30 pm)
How to reach?
Delhi Metro is the best option to reach at New Delhi World Book Fair. Take a Metro Train (Blue Line; Dwarka – Vaishali/Noida City Center) and get down at Pragati Maidan, the venue is at a walking distance from Pragati Maidan Metro Station.
Timings and Entry Tickets New Delhi World Book Fair
Timings: 11 am to 8 pm
Tickets are likely to be:
Students: Rs.10/- with I-Cards
Get Entry Tickets to New Delhi World Book Fair at Metro Stations
Sale of tickets for the WorldBook Fair, will start at select Metro stations across the national capital region (NCR) from January 9. The tickets will be sold from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. at 47 stations of the Delhi Metro network from January 9 to 17, said Metro officials. However, people will be able to purchase tickets at Pragati Maidan station from 10 a.m. onwards. The book fair will be held between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. from January 9 to January 17. Tickets will be available at certain stations on six lines including Dilshad Garden, Rithala, Kashmere Gate, Pitampura, Rohini West, Rithala, Samaypur Badli, HUDA City Centre, Jahangirpuri, GTB Nagar, Vishwavidyalaya, Chandni Chowk, Rajiv Chowk, Central Secretariat, Hauz Khas.
Tickets will also be available at stations of the Dwarka Sector 21-Noida City Centre/Vaishali line. These include Noida City Centre, Sector 18, Vaishali, Anand Vihar, Rajendra Place, Janakpuri West, Dwarka Mod.
On the ITO-Escorts Mujesar line, tickets will be available at JLN Stadium, Nehru Place, Sarita Vihar, Badarpur Border, Sarai, NHPC Chowk, Old Faridabad, Neelam Chowk Ajronda, Bata Chowk and Escorts Mujesar stations. Dhaula Kuan and IGI Airport stations on Airport Express Line will also have tickets available. Inderlok/Kirti Nagar-Mundka line stations Ashok Park Main, Punjabi Bagh, Pashchim Vihar East, Mundka will also sell tickets, said the official. (source: The Hindu)