Fairs & Festivals Current Affairs - 2020

Gujarat Government launches special Khadi Utsav in Ahmedabad

Gujarat Government has launched a special Khadi Utsav in Ahmedabad to promote khadi on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 146th birth anniversary.

This utsav seeks to create an aggressive marketing drive in order to promote Khadi in the young generation.

The main aim of this Khadi Utsav is to introduce wide range of khadi apparels both for men and women. It also seeks to promote new styles that include Modi kurtas and jackets.

To promote Khadi, state Government has announced a special 25 per cent discount on all khadi products manufactured in Gujarat, while 15 per cent rebate on Khadi produced in other state.

21st edition of Delhi Book Fair begins

The 21st edition of the Delhi Book Fair has been launched at the Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

The book fair has been organised by the Federation of Indian Publishers in association with India Trade Promotion Organisation.  It will be held till 6th September 2015

The theme of the book fair is Skill development. This edition of fair will largely focus on inculcating the idea of skill-based professions and career interests of the youth.

Books solely focusing on skill development i.e. hard and soft skills will be available at the fair for all age groups. A section of the book fair theme is also devoted to former president Dr. A.P.J.Kalam’s books.