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7th Dibrugarh Book Fair begins

By Staff Correspondent

DIBRUGARH, Nov 4 � Inaugurating the 7th Dibrugarh Book Fair at Chowkidinghee ground here today, Sahitya Akademi Award winning author, Yese Dorje Thongchi said that books have an everlasting taste and would contiue to find place in society.

Stating that books had no end, eminent writer Thongchi said as long as society existed, books would continue to exist. People of the state are fond of books and this is enough to keep books thriving, Dorjee remarked.

The noted author, who had been honoured with the Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel Mouna Uth Mukhor Hridoy, also expressed his happiness over the fact that Assam had more woman Sahitya Akademi Award winners then any other state in the country.

Revenue Minister Prthibi Majhi, who attended the inaugural function stated that he enjoyed reading books of different ethnic groups of the state, their traditions, cultures and way of life.

Dr KK Dwivedi, the Deputy Commissioner higlighted the challenge posed by online media. He called upon the publishers and book-sellers to adopt the online system of selling books for survival in the emerging media technology era.

Dr KK Deka, Vice Chancellor of Dibrugarh University, former president of Asam Sahitya Sabha Dr Nagen Saikia and Abani Mohan Saharia, assistant general manager of the regional State Bank of India, also addressed the gathering during the inaugural ceremony.

The Book Fair with more than 60 books stalls and outlets of different publishers and book-sellers, will come to a close on November 13. It is being organised for the seventh time by Milanjyoti Sangha in collaboration with Sadou Assam Puthi Prakashak Aru Bikreta Sanstha. Publishers and book-sellers have also come from outside the state. Several new books will also be released during the Book Fair, the organisers have informed.

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7th Dibrugarh Book Fair begins

DIBRUGARH, Nov 4 � Inaugurating the 7th Dibrugarh Book Fair at Chowkidinghee ground here today, Sahitya Akademi Award winning author, Yese Dorje Thongchi said that books have an everlasting taste and would contiue to find place in society.

Stating that books had no end, eminent writer Thongchi said as long as society existed, books would continue to exist. People of the state are fond of books and this is enough to keep books thriving, Dorjee remarked.

The noted author, who had been honoured with the Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel Mouna Uth Mukhor Hridoy, also expressed his happiness over the fact that Assam had more woman Sahitya Akademi Award winners then any other state in the country.

Revenue Minister Prthibi Majhi, who attended the inaugural function stated that he enjoyed reading books of different ethnic groups of the state, their traditions, cultures and way of life.

Dr KK Dwivedi, the Deputy Commissioner higlighted the challenge posed by online media. He called upon the publishers and book-sellers to adopt the online system of selling books for survival in the emerging media technology era.

Dr KK Deka, Vice Chancellor of Dibrugarh University, former president of Asam Sahitya Sabha Dr Nagen Saikia and Abani Mohan Saharia, assistant general manager of the regional State Bank of India, also addressed the gathering during the inaugural ceremony.

The Book Fair with more than 60 books stalls and outlets of different publishers and book-sellers, will come to a close on November 13. It is being organised for the seventh time by Milanjyoti Sangha in collaboration with Sadou Assam Puthi Prakashak Aru Bikreta Sanstha. Publishers and book-sellers have also come from outside the state. Several new books will also be released during the Book Fair, the organisers have informed.