New Delhi World Book Fair
New Delhi World Book Fair
The National Book Trust (NBT) of India organises the New Delhi World Book Fair, established in March 1972. India’s second oldest book fair, the NBT aims to instill a love for books and literature in people and to encourage the production of good literature in Indian languages. The festival features cultural and literary programmess, discussions, workshops and seminars. The theme of the 50th and most recent edition of the Fair (2024) was ‘Multi-Lingual India’. It featured a dedicated Theme Pavilion, designed by National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. Other features included a Children’s Pavilion, a Yuva (Youth) Pavilion, cultural programmes and New Delhi Rights table aimed to “provide the exhibitors with a scope of business with the fast-developing book industry.” New Delhi World Book Fair 2025 is scheduled to be held from 1st to 9th February 2025 in the newly constructed Halls 1-5 at the centrally located Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
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How To Get There
How to Reach Delhi
1. By Air: Delhi is well connected by domestic and international flights to all the major cities within and outside India. Almost all the major airlines have their flights operating from Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. The Domestic Airport connects Delhi to the major cities in India.
2. By Rail: The railway network connects Delhi to all major and nearly all the minor destinations in India. The three important railway stations of Delhi are New Delhi Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station.
3. By Road: Delhi is well connected by a network of roads and national highways with all the major cities in India. The three major bus stands in Delhi are Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT) at Kashmiri Gate, Sarai Kale Khan Bus Terminus and Anand Vihar Bus Terminus. Both government and private transport providers run frequent bus services. One can also hire government-run as well as private taxis here.
- Food stalls
- Free drinking water
- Gendered toilets
- Parking facilities
- Unisex toilets
- Wheelchair access
Items & Accessories to Carry
1. Wear woolen outfits as winter evenings in Delhi are cold.
2. A sturdy water bottle, if the festival has refillable water stations.
3. COVID packs: Hand sanitiser, extra masks and a copy of your vaccination certificate are things you should keep handy.
About National Book Trust
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