Kolkata book fair 2022 also known as the Kolkata International Book Fair, is the world’s largest book fair by attendance of the public. Kolkata book fair held near January to February every year. It is organized by the Publishers & Booksellers Guild. Kolkata book fair was inaugurated By A. L. Dayas in 1976.
The Kolkata International Book Fair’s official name is the “Kolkata Antarjatik Boimela“. According to Wikipedia, It is the world’s largest non-trade book fair, Asia’s largest book fair and the most attended book fair
Kolkata Book Fair 2022
|Date and Place||February 28 to March 13, Central Park Mela Ground|
|Timing||12 pm to 8 pm|
|Location||Central Park Mela Ground
15,Central Park,Sector II,Bidhannagar,Kol
|Bus details||Given bellow|
Kolkata Book Fair 2022 – Date and Place
The 45th International Kolkata Book Fair will start from February 28 and will end till March 13. It is going to be a week long event.
Kolkata Book Fair 2022 – Timing
The timings for the fair in 2022 will be from 12 pm to 8 pm
Kolkata Book Fair 2022 – Location
Central Park Mela Ground
15, Central Park, Sector II, Bidhannagar, Kolkata,
North 24 Parganas 700091, West Bengal, India
Kolkata Book Fair 2022 – Theme
Bangladesh will be the theme country of the 45th International Kolkata Book Fair. According to the general secretary of Publishers and Booksellers Guild Tridib Chatterjee said that in order to celebrate the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh Independence.
Kolkata book fair stalls & Number of book Publisher and Magazine
According to the Publishers and Booksellers Guild, the stall number is around 800 and the little magazine stall is 200.Kolkata book fair stalls are about 580 Book publishers in Kolkata, and 200 little magazines will participate this year.
How to Reach Kolkata Book Fair
There are so many way to reach International Kolkata Book Fair. West Bengal Government provides special buses for Book Fair.
Special buses are available from everywhere in Kolkata. Special buses from Howrah Railway station, Esplanade (Dharmatala), Dum Dum Railway Station, Sealdah Railway Station, Santragachi Railway Station, Joka and Belala, Garia, Shovabazaar, Jadavpur 8 B bus stand, Chingrighata More, Ultadanga, Dunlop More. Now Metro runs from Phoolbagan to book fair (Karunamoyee) . There are several stoppage where you easily get Auto. The stoppage are Ultadanga, EM Bypass, Beleghata, Chingrighata, Kadapara.
Bus Timing for Kolkata Book Fair
Bookstalls of Kolkata Book Fair 2022
Most bookstalls in the book fair keep English and Bengali books. Popular book stalls are Ananda Publishers, Dey’s Publishing, Deb Sahitya Kutir, and Mitra Ghosh Publishers, Pratibhas, Punashcha, Sishu Sahitya Samsad, Deep Prakashan, Tuli Kalam, Bhasha o Sahitya, Maondol Book House, Saraswato Library – among Bengali language book shops and Timely Books, Seagull Books, Rupa & Co., Penguin India, Tata Mcgraw-Hill – among English language book shops.
Other states like Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Gujarat, Punjab, Karnataka’s publishers also participate in the Kolkata book fair.
Events of Book Fair
- A series of Cultural event
- A series of seminars and talks by eminent person.
- Competitive events for school children like essay writing and trivia sessions
The book fair plays a significant role in the society. Now a days people are busy with Machine. Book fair gives us a quality time with book . New book publish in the book fair . The fair offers a typical fairground experience with a book flavour—with picnickers, singer-songwriters, and candy floss vendors. With a total footfall of over 2 million people, it is world’s largest book fair by attendance.