The week long Nagaon "Ganth Mela-2009" is inaugrated by Rockybul Hussain, Minister-Forest Department cum President of the Mela in the Swarn Bora area (specially designated mela area) in the Nehru Bali field. The 23-30 December'09 long mela is organised by cultural body 'Kallol' in association with Nagaon District administration.
In the inaugral ceremony noted writer Mahim Bora of Assam Sahitya Sabha addresses the gathering as chief guest and insisted that he does'nt belong to any community by virtue of language and his write-up is open for one and all who can feel own narration in it. He further elaborates the importance of books in today society where definitely reading is good thing compere to become merely couch potatoes.
Later, the mela area is opened for the public by cutting of ribbon by the Mela President Rockybul Hussain. The book mela is targeted for all the age group and catering to the need of almost everything form courseware to fiction work by many noted writers brought here by publishers belonging to far places. The mela is having many cultural program as parts of it on every evening till end including group discussion chapters on todays reading. The today function was anchored by Rong Bong Terang.