Chennai Book fair at Aminjikarai,Chennai
The expected Chennai book fair is back and hope every year Book Sellers and Publishers Association of South India conducts the fair and this year several improvements and facilities have been added. More over the number of book stalls and list of sellers have been also increased and hope this year the expectation and crowd would be more and hope this fair would definitely quench and satisfy the thirst of book lovers. This type of fair helps to enhance and enrich our knowledge in various circumstances and helps in projecting our outcomes in a successful manner.
Aminjikarai Chennai book fair Event Details
Venue: St George Angels Indian school
Opp to Pachaiappas College
Chennai - 600 030
Date: 5/1/12 to 17/1/12
Timings: week days 3pm-9pm
Week end 11am-9pm
Organizer: The Book Sellers and Publishers Association of South India (BPASI)
No: 8, 2nd floor, Sun Plaza,
G. N Chetty road,
Chennai - 600 006
Inauguration function Details
The inauguration function of 35th Chennai book fair was held at 5pm on 5th January 2012. The function was inaugurated by T.Jeya kumar Tamil Nadu speaker and the welcome address was given by Dr. Padmasri Nalli Kuppusamy Chetty and Dr.G.K. Francis, Principal of AM Jain College and the function was ended up with a Vote of Thanks by Vairavan Secretary of BPASI. Several awards was also being honored to various personalities for their achievements.
Award Details and List of Personalities
Mrs. Ponnamal - Excellent Child Author award in remembrance of Valliappa
Dr. Murugan -English Translator award in remembrance of R. K. Narayanan
Mr. Vellaiampapattu Sundaram - Excellent Publisher award in honor of publisher Ganapathy
Mr. Dhanasekar - Excellent Book Seller award in Honor and Mani Vasagar publication C.Meyaipan
Mr. Palam Kalyanasundaram - Excellent Librarian award sponsored by BAPSI
Aminjikarai Chennai Floor Plan of available Stalls
The stall is being designed in such a way the visitors can move around freely and visit their required stall and exit any way. A total of 682 stalls are being installed which caters to different section of books like Education, Religious, Literary, Comics, Management, Biographic, Science Fictions, Astrology, Magazines and many more from different publications, authors and edition under various languages. The stall have been categorized and arranged in such a manner that it helps the visitors and book lovers to get into their required stall without any disturbance. The hall is being provided with air conditioned facility and with good lighting with display name of each book sellers in bold letters at front of their stall for easy identification of required preferred stalls. There are a total of 9 entrance with several emergency exists with an additional facility of a canteen located outside opposite to the stall.
Aminjikarai Chennai book fair Entry fees
The Entry Fess is very minimal and they charge only Rs5/- for the visitors and children below 12yrs and school children are being admitted for free. In addition special steps and care have been taken for disabled peoples to have a look around different available stalls. Moreover several speeches, programs and competition are being conducted on daily basics. The event is also being provided with ample parking facility for both two and four wheeler.
Few list of Stall keepers and Publishers at Aminjikarai book fair
Apple publishing International (p) ltd
Mac Millan publications
Samooga Neeethi Arakattalai Pathipagam
Isha yoga centre
Times of india
S.Chand and co ltd and many more.
Walk in once and feel the enthusiasm of visitors in various stalls towards books which will let you immediately create an interest towards various types of book from different sections and lets you to sell money out of your pocket and walk with a pride towards the purchase of required books of interest.