Avid readers gather in India's Kolkata for book fair

Celebrating international literature, the book fair in eastern India is one of the world's most attended.

    Readers from far and wide are gathering in India for one of the most popular book fairs in the world. The Kolkata Book Fair celebrates international literature and reflects India's much loved reading tradition.
     
    Al Jazeera's Faiz Jamil reports from the eastern Indian city.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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