National Book Trust, India (NBT) and Delhi Public Library (DPL) jointly organised an interactive session with children featuring Divik Ramesh, prominent children’s author and Atul Vardhan, illustrator on the occasion of World Book and Copyright Day. Held at the Sarojini Nagar Centre of Delhi Public Library on April 23, the session was also combined with a book exhibition.
Welcoming the guests and children at the outset, M A Sikandar, Director, NBT highlighted on pleasure reading and need to make available such materials which can bring joy in children. Besides interacting with children, Divik Ramesh and M A Sikandar inaugurated the NBT book exhibition and released the recent NBT publication in Hindi for children Gas Gubbare. The participating children also prepared drawings of the popular character ‘Lulu’ created by the author. Sudha Mukherjee from DPL offered vote of thanks at the end. Manas Ranjan Mahapatra, Editor, NBT coordinated the entire programme.