A week-long book fair, “Book Fair Karimnagar” will be organised at Jyothirao Phule park (Circus grounds) here from March 2 to 8. Telangana Sahitya Academy is going to conduct a book fair as part of the International Women’s day celebrations.

District Collector R V Karnan has asked officials to ensure that Karimnagar Book Festival turns out to be a big success. It is being held from March 2 to 8. The Collector inspected the arrangements for the festival at Mahatma Jyotiba Phule (Circus Ground) Park on Wednesday.

The stage is set for the weeklong “Karimnagar Book Fair-2023” scheduled to start at Jyotirao Phule park (Circus Ground) in Karimnagar on Thursday.

Besides book fair, women’s day celebrations, literacy activities and cultural programmes would be conducted every evening as part of the week-long International women’s day.

Additional Collector Garima Agarwal, Trainee Collector Lenin Vatsal Toppo, Telangana Book Trust Secretary Koya Chandramohan, writers Basavershwar, Yamini Purushotham, Satish and others were also present.

A signature campaign on the topic “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” will be organised soon after the inaugural ceremony slated to be held at 10 am here on Thursday.

Painting, essay competition, Yakshagana performance, book talks will be held March 4 and Gender equality lecture, Kanikattu performance by Sadhanashurs, Muddasani Ram Reddy Award, Sahitya Samalochana, Sanskrit Andhra Ashtavadhanam and awareness conference by V Hub will take place on March 5.

Book talk, Ghazal songs, medical & health Conference etc would be conducted on March 6. Awareness conference on PC and PNDT Act, Oggudolu exhibition, Regulapati Kishan Rao Award presentation will take place on March 7.