About Us !
First Hyderabad Book Fair was held in the year 1985 at City Central Library, Ashok Nagar, Hyderabad. A few important publishers and Book sellers participated in the fair. There was enourmous response from the book lovers and the people of Hyderabad. Later on the Book Fairs were held at Nizam College Grounds, Public Gardens, Exhibition Grounds, Keshav Memorial High School Ground etc. From the last four year onwards it has been continiously running at Telangana Kala Bharati (NTR Grounds). With in a short period of time Hyderabad Book Fair has become very popular through out India. After the bifurcation of the United Andhra Pradesh this book fair running in a different way involving the book lovers, writers and the Telugu literary personalities with the help of the Govt. of Telangana.
It has been taking the activities like organising seminars, conducting various activities to promote book reading habit among children in different schools. And for the first time in the history Hyderabad Book Fair Society habituated to organise the fairs in different districts such as Khammam, Warangal, Karimnagar, Kottagudem, Kodad, Mahaboobnagar, Kamareddy, Wanaparthy etc.
The team of Hyderabad Book Fair Society working collectively to take the aim and spirit of the Book Fair Society in to the people of Telangana. During Book Fair the writers involvement is excellent. They are being given the dias to share their lectures and openions especially on telugu literature. Book release activities are also been taken up at the Book Fair is giving good response. And at this Juncture we should be thankful to the Telugu Print and Electronic media for pormoting the Book reading habit and inculcating the reading habit among the people by giving stories.
Children activities in the Book Fair is more effective to involve the childrens such as story telling, painting, dancing, cultural programmes and poetry reading etc. We have been alloting a special stall to Telugu language writers books for five years. Its glad to know that nearly 300 publishers participate in ourBook Fair every year.
Now Hyderabad Book Fair has reached National Level and is running as Hyderabad National Book Fair.