The NE Children Book Fair 2010 was inaugurated today at Nehrubali in Nagaon. At 9.00 am, Assam Forest, Environment & Tourism minister Rockybul Hussain hoisted the flag followed by gate opening function. He greeted the publishers and the book sellers who have come here from different parts of the state as well as country. On his speech, he urged every citizen to bring their children to the fair.
Sishendu Mukhopadhaya of Kolkata, a renowned literary scholar who have been invited here as the chief guest to inaugurate the book fair, lightened the inaugural lamp along with the former president of Axom Xahitya Xabha Mohim Bora. The inaugural ceremony was also graced by ADC Nagaon Dr. Om Prakash, S.P. Nagaon Nitul Gogoi, Nagaon district president of Axom Xahitya Xabha Dr. Naren Kalita, Executive Editor of Ajir Dainik Batori Gurmail Singh etc.
A recitation competition was also held in which more than 70 children participated and recited various poems which enthralled the audience.