|ARIYALUR BOOK FAIR|
Ariyalur Book Fair is being organized for ten days from 17th to 26th July 2015 in the play ground of the Higher Secondary School at Ariyalur. Thamizhp Panpaattup Peeramaippu, Book Sellers' and Publishers' Association of South India (BAPASI) and the National Book Trust (NBT) are collaboratively conducting this event with the support of the Ariyalur District Administration.
110 Book Stalls are accommodated in this Book Fair and books belonging to different disciplines and serving the needs of students, teachers and different other cross sections of people are being displayed for sale with discount. Manivasagar, Kannadasan, Manimegalai, Narmada, Kavita, Kumaran, Sixth Sense and many other publishers are participating. The Book Stalls will be kept opened from 11 am to 9 pm everyday.
Former President of India Bharat Ratna Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam inaugurates the Book Fair at 5 pm on 17th July 2015.
The editors of Dinamani and Dinamalar dailies, Solomon Pappaiah, Portko, Ilangumaranar, Satellite Scientist Valarmathi, A. Arivoli, Ku. Ganasamabandan and many other distinguished writers and scholars are taking part in different events. Cultural events by Trichy Kalaikkaviri Dance Team, Cinema fame Chinnapponnu's folk music, Thanjavur fame folk dance team, T.K.S. Kalaivana's Thamizhisai, Cinema fame Ramachandran party's multivarious entertainment and students' programs have been arranged in the evening.
It is expected that lakhs of students and common public will be benefitted by this Book Fair. It is to be noted here this is the first Book Fair organized in Ariyalur District.