Virtual Delhi book fair gets off to an incredible start

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Virtual Delhi book fair gets off to an incredible start
Virtual Delhi book fair gets off to an incredible start

New Delhi : Virtual Delhi Book Fair got off to an incredible start amidst enthusiasm amongst readers, exhibitors and book enthusiasts globally. Amassed 60,000 visitors till 4 PM on Day 1 of Delhi Book Fair 2020.

The 26th Edition of the annual Delhi Book Fair went live at 10:00 AM today and was inaugurated by Hon. Education Minister Shri Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal. 10 country ambassadors from across the globe and several ministers and Indian leaders sent their personal wishes from across the world.

Organized by the Federation of Indian Publishers and Capexil with Karadi Path Education Company as its title sponsor, the Virtual Delhi Book Fair has opened with aplomb!

Hosted by the innovative and digital event hosting platform pragatiE, the event showcased 6000+ titles by over 100 exhibitors on day 1.

It’s exclusive literature festival ‘PragatiEVichaar’ connected the who’s who of the publishing and reading fraternity over a myriad of pulsating topics to engage avid readers. Ranging from social concerns to new-age innovations in the digital publishing scenario, the festival has been a rage since morning, engaging keen minds across ‘screens’ over the most spectacular discussions & debates. Some of the most appreciated sessions included ‘Finding Love in the Times of 

The success of the Virtual Delhi Book Fair can also be seen on twitter with the event tending for 5 hours straight. Webinars, events and competitions by our esteemed exhibitors and partners have allured the audience far and wide with numerous viewers streaming the live sessions at all three arenas.

‘The event is taking place at a time when the whole nation is fighting through this pandemic, even during these tough situations FIP has organized a book fair so that people can be at the comfort of their home and still attend the event and be closer to books, that makes me very happy!’ - Sh. Ramesh Pokhriyal 

‘Virtual and physical event integration is the future of the events industry. I am very excited and looking forward to seeing a world where Delhi Book Fair 2021 is hosted at PragatiE platform digitally and Pragati Maidan physically.’ - Kapil Gupta, CEO,