33rd Guwahati Book Fair to be held from 30th December 2020 which will be organized by Assam Publication Board. This book fair will be held till 10 January 2021. The pavilion will be prepared from December 15, 2020, onwards. The Booksellers and Publishers can collect forms from Assam Publication Board. It will be available on the Assam Publication Board website. Keeping in view of the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic, all precautionary measures will be taken for the smooth and safe conduct of the book fair, publication board’s secretary Pramod Kalita said.
But Assam Publication Board is yet to receive confirmation from the Govt of Assam.
The Publication Board of Assam will organize the 33rd Guwahati Book Fair at AEI Chandmari playground from 30th December 2020 to 10th January 2021.
Earlier, The Publication Board, Assam deferred the 33rd Guwahati Book Fair for an indefinite period because of the situation arisen in the State out of the CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act), 2019. The book fair was scheduled to be held from December 28, 2019, to January 8, 2020.
The Coronavirus scare has led the Publication Board, Assam had to postpone its 33rd Guwahati Book Fair for an indefinite period. Earlier, the book fair was scheduled to be held from March 14-25, 2020 at the AEI Playground, Chandmari. Publication Board, Assam Earlier, the decision for deferring the book fair has been taken in accordance with the precautionary and advisory measures issued by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry following the outbreak of Coronavirus all over the world.
The decision to postpone Guwahati Book Fair has been taken to prevent public gathering amid COVID-19 scare.
But now 33rd Guwahati Book Fair will be held with proper Covid-19 precautions.