Guwahati: One of the largest literary festivals in Assam – the 33rd edition of the Guwahati Book fair is going to be held from December 30 this year to January 10, 2021.
The 12-day event is being organised under the aegis of the Assam Publication Board at Assam Engineering Institute playground in Chandmari.
The secretary of Publication Board Assam, Pramod Kalita, stated that all the precautionary measures in view of COVID-19 pandemic would be maintained for smooth and safe conduct of the book fair.
Earlier, the book fair was scheduled to take place in December 2019 but was postponed to March 14, due to anti-CAA protests, but, was again shelved indefinitely following the COVID-19 pandemic.
The board has also revealed the dates to the publishers and book sellers to apply for the book stalls in the fair. One can also apply online at www.publicationboardassam.com.
The last date for applying online is December 10 and for postal booking; the last date is December 12.