There can be no bigger example of a united India than the Kolkata Book Fair: Mamata

States » EastPosted at: Jan 29 2020 11:28AM Kolkata, Jan 29 (UNI) There can be no bigger example of a united India than the Kolkata Book Fair, according to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during inauguration of the 44th International Kolkata Book Fair.
She praised journalists while presenting the Srishti Award to Nrisingha Prasad Bhaduri.
” The Kolkata Book Fair is an international attraction. We are attached to the event from childhood. The love for books, and the search for unity that books and pictures provide have brought me to the fair each time. Here, little magazines exist side by side with big publishing houses, ” she stated yesterday.
” I would request Nrisingha Bhaduri to write on the evolution and history of the Book Fair. Nowadays, the Internet has made access to information easy. Earlier, it was very difficult to collect data to write something. The new generation should know about the evolution. ”
” The fair provides an opportunity to discover lost or unknown talent. It also immortalises good writers who are no longer with us. Even though there is Internet, the satisfaction that the written word on paper can provide cannot be found anywhere else. ‘
” Nothing is aloof from us. We celebrate all festivals as if they are our own. This shows the unity in diversity. Bangla is my language. But does that mean that I will not accept a book written in Urdu or Hindi? There is no bigger united India than this book fair, which is an epitome of India’s culture. Enjoy books, and let Biswa Bangla meet at this fair. ”
” This year’s theme country is Russia. Russia has been our eternal friend. We welcome the delegates.They have expressed interest in partnering the Biswa Banga Business meet. They have invited a trade delegation to visit them. They will also send a trade team. We have good ties with all countries. ”
” When Rajiv Gandhi was the Prime Minister, I had gone to Russia to attend the International Women’s Conference. I have gone there one or two times and know a few places there, ” she stated.
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