Book Fair from November 17

Virudhunagar

The district administration has solicited donations from the public to conduct various programs at the first-ever book fair to be held here from November 17-27.

In a press release, collector J. Meghanath Reddy said the book show will run from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. More than 100 booths would be set up in the expo. In addition, the district administration has planned to organize seminars, special talks by renowned authors and cultural programs by students of schools and colleges and folk programs.

The Tamil Nadu State Department of Archeology is said to be exhibiting artefacts discovered at the Vembakottai archaeological site.

The collector asked for donations to ensure that the exhibition reaches all sections of the population. A separate bank account has been opened and people can hand in checks and request drafts from the collector in person. Also, they can transfer the money to the overseas Indian bank account opened in the name of the collector (book fair). The account number is 17480-10000-10896, MICR Code: 626020304 and IFSC CODE: IOBA0001748.

Further details can be obtained from Tahsildar, Disaster Management, Ramanchandran, at 70108-02058 and the Collector’s Additional Personal Assistant (Earth), Mr. Muthukazhuvan at 75502-46924.

Angela C. Hale