Kathmandu: A month-long book fair has launched by Nepal Academy which intends to develop and encourage a reading culture in people.
The exhibition coordinator, Mr. Sudhir Dhungel said-“Over 600 types of books and magazines including 500 published by the Academy have been put on display and sale.” Each item displayed accordingly ranges from Rs 2 to Rs 1,400 and discount on each purchase from 15% to 60%.
The items are demonstrate which includes Kabya Archana (price Rs.2), Pragya-Nepali-English dictionary (price Rs 1400), ArthashastrakaShabdawali (glossary of economics) by Badri Pokharel, Karma Darshan by Gobinda Prasad Ghimire, Darshanawali-6 edited by Jagat Prasad Upadhyaya and Bishnu Prabhat, Antardeshiya Nepali Kathaharu (inter-country Nepali stories) edited by Hemnath Poudel, Suren Upreti and Shashi Lumumbu.
The exhibition was inaugurated on November 17 by the Academy’s Chancellor Ganga Prasad Upreti and the exhibition could extend up to January 12 as per the demand of the visitors- mentioned by Dhungel.
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