Ultimate Guide of Delhi Book Fair 2017

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Ultimate Guide of Delhi Book Fair 2017

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Books lovers always waiting for Book fair in any state of India but January month is only for Delhi people because Book fair is Organized every year Now, in 2017 it’s going to be 44th book fair.

I am sharing In-depth knowledge about 2017 Delhi Book fair. I hope you liked it please share your opinion in comment box.

From Last 44-year book fair is organized by national Book trust, an autonomous organized under the ministry of human resource development, the government of India, working, working towards the promotion of books and habit of reading in the country. Delhi Book fair going to start from 7th – 15th Jan 2017.

India trade promotion organized (ITOP), under the ministry of commerce, the government of India is the co-organizer of the fair.

On This event, you may like Books, Publications & Journals, Children Books, Sports Books, Magazines, Old Books, International Books etc. in the book industry.

There is a special arrangement of Mobile ATM or another ATM service will remove your payment problem. It will be good if you use online payment instead of cash payment.

Information about Book Fair Delhi

Start: 7th – 15th Jan

Place: Pragati Maidan

Entry: Pragati Maidan – Gate No – 1, 2, 5,7,10

Entry Fees: 30 (For Adult) 20 (For Children)

Theme Pavilion: Hall No. 07

Children pavilion: Hall No. 14

 The main motto of organizing the world book fair is to promoting the book reading habit, to encourage new writer, to spread the knowledge. Last few years it had entry fees including this year also but there is a proposal to waved off the entry fees and reduce the books price. This is welcome step to encourage people to visit these fair and buy more and more book.

In Delhi Book fair not only you find books but you can see lots of event happening here see the list below. 

1. Sanskriti Utsav – Hamsdhwani Theatre

7.01.2017 ·         Folk Dance presentation by Young Artists from Tinsukia, Assam

·         Music Presentation by Department of Music,  Delhi University

·         Interaction with Ms. Malini Awasthi

8.01.2017 ·         Mushaira by NCPUL

·         Dance Drama on Meera Bai by NGS Museum, Raipur, Chhatisgarh Government

·         Dance Presentation by Ms. Nalini Kamalini & Group

9.01.2017 ·         Music and Dance presentation by Song & Drama Division on themes like Beti         Bachao, Beti Padhao etc

·         Magic on Books by Prof. Kamesh

10.01.2017 ·         Music and Dance presentation by Song and Drama Division on themes like Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao etc
11.01.2017 ·         Music and Dance presentation by Song and Drama Division on themes like Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao etc
12.01.2017 ·         Music and Dance presentation by Song and Drama Division on themes like Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao etc
13.01.2017 ·         Music and Dance presentation by Song and Drama Division on themes like Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao etc

·         Hasya Kavi Sammelan by Atthass Magazine

·         Musical presentation by swar samarpan

14.01.2017 ·         Music and Dance presentation by Song and Drama Division on themes like Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao etc

·         Presentation on Indian traditional dresses and books by Nrityangana Cultural Society.

2. International Events

 Foreign Pavilion – (Hall No. 7A)


Programme Name Programme Date Programme Time Programme Description
JAPAN FOUNDATION 8th January 2017 At 3 :00 pm A Talk on Japanese Minimalism and the Art of Keeping Tidy
Speaker: Kaoru Miyamoto
GERMAN BOOK OFFICE AND FRENCH BOOK OFFICE 10th January 2017 At 2:00 pm GlobaLocal: France, Guest of Honour at Frankfurt Book Fair 2017
JAPAN FOUNDATION 11th January 2017 At 3 :00 pm A Talk on Japanese Minimalism and the Art of Keeping Tidy
Speaker: Kaoru Miyamoto
ITALY 14th January 2017 At 3:00 pm Inquires on the Contemporary: Dialogue on the Grimness
Speakers: Eugenio Viola and Premjish
SPAIN 14th January 2017 At 4:30 pm Meet the Writer: Marcos Giralt Torrente
SPAIN 14th January 2017 At 5:30 pm Dramatised Readings: The Reason of Ahasuerus, and The Birth of Cabbage by Ruben Dario; and The Other, and The Book of Sand by Borges
EUROPEAN UNION New Homelands: The Indian Diaspora in the European Union
An Exhibition of Photographs
(Kounteya Sinha, Paroma Mukherjee and Shome Basu)
Showcasing all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays in the form of 10 minute films as part of British Council’s global programme, Shakespeare
Lives, which celebrates William Shakespeare’s work in the 400-year anniversary of his death in 2016.

3. Manushi : Writings on and by women

Hall No. 7 E

  11.30am – 1.00pm 2.30pm-4.00pm
7 Sat {no programme} Satriya dance performance by school girls from North-East
8 Sun


MY LIFE-MY LITERATURE’ Dr. Pratibha Ray, Odia writer, in conversation with Ms. Yashodhara Mishra Performance of the musical discourse. The stories of women from Vedas to Mahabharat NAARI-KATHA by Dr. Tina Doshi & troupe (Ahmedabad, Gujarat)
9 Mon Meet the Author from Various Languages Bangla: Dr. Swati Guha Hindi: Dr. Anamika Malayalam: Ms. V.M. Girija Performance based on Tamil Alvar saint poet ANDAL’s Thiruppavai by Ms. Kalaivani Rajamohan & troupe (Delhi)
10 Tue Discussion in English The Idea of Nationalism in Women Writing in India Participants: Dr. Rita Chowdhury (in Chair) Dr. Meenakshi Bharat, Dr. Shormishtha Panja, Dr. Avdhesh Kumar Singh, Prof. Simi Malhotra (Moderator) Performance based on saint poet GANGA SATI by Pranav Vachhrajani & troupe (Delhi)
  4.30pm – 6.00pm  
  Hindi book release funciton Panchayat Me Maalilayeu: Chunuatiyan Aur Sambhavanayen Speakers:

1.       Dr. Manju Pavar

2.       Prof. Pamela Singla

3.       Ms. Nazma Khan


11 Wed Punjabi Programme Meet the Author and Reading Session Participants: Smt. Sukhwinder Kaur Smt. Chandan Negi Organised by Punjabi Akademi (Delhi) Performance based on saint poet MEERABAI by Ms. Meenu Thakur & troupe (Delhi )


4. Childrens Pavilion

Hall No. 14

Time Event Organiser
7 January 2017
12:30pm – 2:00pm Meet Children’s Poets NBT
  Poetry Recitation by Children Nav Prabhat Janseva Sansthan
  Skit: Stop Child Labour Mata Dankaur Public School
  Skit on Global Warming Ever Green Public School
  A session on Paintings by Children from Bastar  
2:00pm – 3:00pm Interactive session with School Librarians and Children Jaiditya Publications
8 January 2017
11:00am – 11:30am Onto the Wonderland: Storytelling Session NBT
11:30am – 12:00pm Andhere Se Ujale Ki Or: Poetry Recitation Seva Kutir
12:00pm – 12:45pm Painting Competition on Swachh Bharat Kala Sanskriti
12:45pm – 1:00pm Folk Dances Gyan Jyoti Siksha Abhiyan
1:00pm – 1:30pm Dance Presentation by Children from Tinsukia Assam  
9 January 2017
11:00am – 1:00pm Enacting a Story NBT
  Humorous and Funny Poems Madhyam Sahityik Sansthan
  Meet the Bravery Award Winners Sarvodaya Vidyalaya, Anand Vihar
  Skit: Kitabein Kuchh Kahati hain Butterflies
1:30pm – 2:30pm Seminar on Promotion of Reading Habit among Children Discourse Academy
10 January 2017
11:00am – 1:00pm Wings of Imagination: Meet Children’s Authors NBT
  Skit Raahein Foundation
  Every Child Can Sing Swarg Samarpan
1:30pm – 2:30pm National Seminar on Best Practices in Developing Reading Skills and Research Perspectives in Developing Content for Children Consortium Octet & IGNOU
11 January 2017
11:00am – 12:30pm A Brush with Creativity: Illustration Workshop NBT
  Bharat Mata Ke Paanch Roop Pratham
  Let’s Know Our Solar System Nidhi Public School, Faridabad
12:30pm – 1:00pm What I Know: Quiz on National Monuments National Monuments Authority
1:30pm – 2:30pm World of Stories Tale Trunk
12 January 2017
11:00am – 1:00pm Stories from Land and Sea NBT
  Aao Leekhe Ek Kahani Hare Krishna Devsare Bal Sahitya Nyas
  Fun with Typography Happy Horizon Trust
  Tribal Paintings Janjatiya Shodh Evam Vikas Sansthan
  Sufi Music Delhi Society for Welfare of Special Children
1:30pm – 2:30pm Symposium on Relevance of School Education in Modern Times Lekhika Sangh
13 January 2017
11:00am – 1:00pm Presenting a Story NBT
  A Play on Women Empowerment Ahlcon International School
  Creative Gym Children’s Book Trust
  Mime Shradha Mandir School
  Poems by Children Chetna India
1:30pm – 2:30pm Skit Maa Peace Foundation
14 January 2017
11:00am – 11:45am Suno Kahani AWIC
11:45am – 12:30pm How to Interview for a School Magazine
: Workshop
12:30pm – 1:00pm Vividh Bharat : Music and Dance Presentation Navratan Foundation
1:30pm – 2:30pm Dance – Drama based on Stories Edu Hub Publications
2:30pm – 3:30pm Workshop: Presenting a story Rajiv Gandhi Foundation
15 January 2017
11:00am – 12:00noon Stories from Jammu and Kashmir Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages
12:00pm – 12:45pm Folk and Classical- Music and Dance Sangeeta’s Institute of Performing Arts
1:30pm – 2:30pm Symposium: Role of Storytelling in Education Story Ghar

5. Hall Nos. 10-11 & 18

Reflections: Hall No. 10-11

Author Name Organizer Date Slot
P.K. Agrawal, K.N. Chaturvedi
(Discussion on “Commentary on the Constitution of India”)
Prabhat Books 07-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Savi Sharma
(Discussion on “From Self-Publishing to Publishing”)
Westland Ltd. 07-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm
Hemant Singh Katoch
(Discussion on “The Battlefields of Imphal The Second World War and North East India”)
Routledge 08-Jan 11:00 to 12:30pm
Pankaj Vohra
(Discussion on the book “Celiac Disease”)
NBT, India 08-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Srijan Pal Singh
(Discussion on the book “Childhood of Kalam”)
Prabhat Books 08-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm
Kamal Anand
(Discussion on “Natural Health and Feeling”)
Notion Press 08-Jan 5:00 to 6:30 pm
Pallavi Rebbapragada
(Discussion on “The return of the short story”)
Om Books International 09-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Kailash Satyarthi
(Discussion on the book “Will For Children”)
Prabhat Books 09-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm
Blossom Kochhar
(Discussion on “Aromatherapy- A Way of Life”)
Hay House Publishers 09-Jan 5:00 to 6:30 pm
An event organized by Publications Division Publication Division 10-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Omair Ahmad and Swapna Liddle
(Discussion on “Delhi as a Historical City and the books The Story Tellers Tale and Chandni Chowk and The Imperial City of Delhi”)
Speaking Tiger Publishing 10-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm
Nitu, Revathi Raj Iyer, Neelam Saxena Chandra, Subhash Chandra
(Discussion on “Literary Writings in India”)
Lifi Publications 10-Jan 5:00 to 6:30 pm
Madhvi Ahuja and Kiren Rai
(Discussion on “Love in the times of online dating”)
Om Books International 11-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Vikram Kapur, Preeti Gill, Humra Quraishi
(Discussion on “1984: In Memory and Imagination”)
Amaryllis 11-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm
Rinki Bhattacharya, Anu Aneja,
Shubhangi Vaidya (A discussion on motherhood)
11-Jan 5:00 to 6:30pm
Mahesh Gopalan
(A discussion on “the East India Company, 1600–1857 Essays on Anglo- Indian connection”)
Routledge 12-Jan 11:00 to 12:30pm
Suresh Mohan Semwal
(Discussion on “Best Management Quotes”)
Prabhat Books 12-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm
Gautam Mahajan
(Discussion on “Value Creation: The Definitive Guide for Business Leaders”)
12-Jan 5:00 to 6:30pm
Christopher C Doyle
(Discussion on “From mythology to mythological fiction”)
Om Books International 13-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Anupama Garg
(A discussion on the book “Tantra”)
  13-Jan 5:00 to 6:30 pm
Vipul Mudgal
(Discussion on “Claiming India From Below”)
Routledge 14-Jan 11:00 to 12:30pm
Ravi Chaudhary
(Discussion on “Quest for Exceptional Leadership: Mirage to Reality”)
14-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
D. Bhalla
(Discussion on “Future of India”)
Prabhat Books 14-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm
Bharat Wakhlu, Savita Bhan Wakhlu
(Discussion on “Navigating the Maze: Simple, Smarter Strategies to Fast-track Success”)
14-Jan 5:00 to 6:30pm
Suhail Mathur
(Discussion on the book “The Vishnu Chronicles- The Hunt For Rama’s Bow”)
Om books International 15-Jan 11:00 to 12:30pm
Urmila Bhargava
(Discussion on the book “Sorry Not For Sale”)
Shreem Info Media 15-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Paras Haria
(Discussion on “Training the Mind to Achieve Success”)
PepperScript 15-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm


Conversations: Hall No. 18

Author Name Organizer Date Slot
Rashmi Joshi
(Discussion on the book “Here n Beyond”)
Partridge Publishing 07-Jan 5:00 to 6:30pm
Parvinder Bali
(Discussion on the book “Emerging Trends in Hospitality – Role in Talent, Technology, and Culinary Skills)”
Oxford University Press 08-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Simi Srivastava
(Discussion on “Creating magic of Reading through stories”)
MacMillan Education 08-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm
Ajay K. Pandey
(Discussion on the book “Her Last Wish”)
Shrishti Publishers 08-Jan 5:00 to 6:30pm
VK Cherian
(Discussion: India’s Film Society Movement: The Journey and Its Impact)
09-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm
Bharathi Jagganathan
(Discussion on “Story behind a story – in the context of children’s literature”)
Eklavya 10-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Kaizad Gustad
(Discussion on “Is fiction faction?”)
Om Books International 10-Jan 5:00 to 6:30pm
Shahid Husain “Naseem” Nunahravi
(Discussion on “Husain’s Non Violence in the eyes of Mahatma Gandhi”)
Imamiya Youth Organization 11-Jan 11:00 to 12:30pm
Achala Moulik
(Discussion on the book “Dangerous Dispatches”)
NBT, India 11-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Malashri Lal, Alka Pande, Vinod Pandey
(Discussion on “Naari Bhav”)
Niyogi Books 11-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm
An event organized by Publications Division Publication Division 12-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Badri Narayan
(Discussion on “Contemporary Dalit Politics”)
Oxford University Press 12-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm
Mridula Koshy
(Discussion on the book “Bicycle Dreaming”)
Speaking Tiger Publishing 12-Jan 5:00 to 6:30pm
An event organized by Publications Division Publication Division 13-Jan 11:00 to 12:30pm
KK Verma
(Discussion on the book “Vanishing Girl Child”)
Palimpsest Publishers 13-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Ashok Pandey
(Discussion on “Indian Bureaucracy and its Challenges”)
Palimpsest Publishers 13-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm
Niloshree Biswas, Sanchit Gupta, Irfan Nabi
(Discussion on “Alluring Kashmir”)
Niyogi Books 13-Jan 5:00 to 6:30pm
Shubha Vilas
(Discussion on “Practical wisdom- How to lead through satisfying relationships”)
Fingerprint Publishing 14-Jan 11:00 to 12:30pm
Dr. Karan Singh
(Discussion on “Situation in Kashmir; Why the Book?”)
Palimpsest Publishers 14-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Sameer Dua
(Discussion on “Declaring Breakdowns”)
14-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm
Arpit Vageria
(Discussion on “You are My Reason to Smile”)
Shrishti Publishers 14-Jan 5:00 to 6:30pm
Madhav Mathur, Prashant Yadav
(Discussion on “Malaise of Morality: how the fictional anti-hero kicks butt”)
Fingerprint Publishing 15-Jan 11:00 to 12:30pm
James Rinaldi
(Discussion on “Future of Tibet”)
>Pentagon Press 15-Jan 1:00 to 2:30pm
Syed Abdullah Tariq
(Discussion on “Universal Brotherhood and peace through Sacred scriptures”)
Roushni Publishing 15-Jan 3:00 to 4:30pm

These are the time table of Delhi book fair 2017. Lots of happening there. Don’t miss any of the day.

You can check the website of delhi book fair 2017 for more imformation