Third week of February
India's oldest book fair is held at Pragati Maidan every year in the month of February. It was started in 1972 and is organized by NBT (National Book Trust). Every year there is a different theme around which the fair is organized. A guest country is selected to honor and showcase its literature and books. More than a million people visit the fair which attracts over a thousand of publishers and exhibitors from all over the world.