Good news for the book lovers as the Publication Board Assam is going to organize the 33rd Guwahati Book Fair from December 30 at the Assam Engineering Institute playground, Chandmari. The book fair will conclude on January 10.
Publication Board Assam secretary Pramod Kalita through a press release stated that all the precautions in view of the COVID-19 pandemic would be maintained at the book fair venue. The board has already contacted the government for approval. The 33rd edition of the Guwahati Book Fair was shelved indefinitely following COVID-19 infection. It was slated to held from March 14 to 25.
Earlier, the book fair was scheduled to take place from December 28, 2019, to January 8, 2020. However, it was deferred indefinitely following a volatile situation in the state over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019.