Virtual Delhi Book Fair 2020 extended by a day

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Virtual Delhi Book Fair 2020 extended by a day
Virtual Delhi Book Fair 2020 extended by a day

New Delhi : Virtual Delhi Book Fair 2020 got off to a fabulous start registering more than 160,000 users till 4pm on the second day. Upon request by the exhibitors, publishers and industry leaders, Federation of Indian Publishers (the key organizer of the event) has decided to extend the fair by 1 day. It will now end on Sunday at midnight. Book lovers will be able to explore their favorite books and buy them at good discounts on Sunday as well. 

The two-day event has already attracted eyes from prominent leaders, influencers, authors, publishers, and readers from across the globe.

The global literary fest is organized by the Federation of Indian Publishers and Capexil, with Karadi Path Education Company as its title sponsor. 

In 2020, the publishers and authors community suffered a severe blow to their income due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. However, the event has overcome border restriction and pandemic scare to successfully create a shared platform for book publishers, writers, authors, and exhibitors to connect directly with their audience through the innovative & digital platform ‘pragatiE’.

The digital format of this book fest has garnered 100+ exhibitors showcasing 6000+ book titles and offering humongous discounts on a spectrum of books, research papers and journals across the platform. Right now, more than 160,000 visitors have made an appearance at Delhi Book Fair 2020.

Its ongoing literature fest ‘PragatiEVichaar’ has received appreciation from the global reading community for hosting engaging conversations and debates with more than 100+ authors, speakers, and industry experts on key social issues and challenges faced by the publishing industry around the world.

Webinars, book launches and book promotion events by the exhibitors have also accrued a stream of regular visitors and high interactivity. The title sponsor Karadi launched it’s newest innovation Zoomer (India’s first Hybrid reading programme) and PARI series (stories from rural India). The 40th Edition of ‘Awards for Excellence in Book Production’ announced the winners yesterday with a repeat telecast airing today at 6:30 PM on popular demand of the audience.

Toon Partners of Virtual Delhi Book Fair Cartoon Network & POGO received a terrific response to their fun competitions and will be announcing 20 winners at 8 PM today. Share your entries before the end of the day to win some amazing prizes.

While the event is nearing completion, you still have a couple of hours to cash in on the huge discounts and participate in fun competitions. Do not miss! 

About the Federation of Indian Publishers: 

The federation is a representative body of Indian publishers with 80% of the publishing industry as its members. It is also affiliated to the International Publishers Association, Geneva. The Federation of Indian Publishers started hosting the Delhi Book Fair 25 years ago. Delhi Book Fair has established itself as one of the most anticipated annual cultural events in Delhi. 

About pragatiE Platform:

pragatiE is an innovative, technologically advanced digital platform that enables hosting any scale of event virtually. The platform allows you to host small gatherings to a mega-scale event from anywhere around the world. Its design allows involved parties to interact directly, host webinars, get a customized site and marketplace. PragatiE truly enhances the user experience, removes geographical boundaries, and provides promotion support to the target audience.


CAPEXIL, Premier Export Promotion Council, was set up in March 1958 by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India to promote export of Chemical and Allied Products from India. And since then has been the voice of Indian business community. With the headquarter at Kolkata, and regional offices at New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, CAPEXIL has more than 4500 members across the country. One of the fascinating aspects of CAPEXIL is the overwhelming variety of products it deals with.