Readers throng Asomia Islami Sahittya Prakashan Samity’s stall to get Islamic books in Assam Book Fair

January 16, 2023

Guwahati, Assam: A large number of bibliophiles thronged the stall of the Asomia Islami Sahittya Prakashan Samity in quest of the Islamic literature including Assamese translation of Holy Quran during the 34th Assam Book Fair which was concluded on 9th January 2023 in Guwahati. The12-day annual fair was organised by Assam Publication Board in collaboration with All Assam Publishers and Book Sellers Association. Asomia Islami Sahittya Prakashan Samity, which is a Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Assam’s publication house, got a huge response from book lovers and readers across the state, registering a good sale.

A number of writers, readers, literary persons, intellectuals, social and political leaders including Mr. Akhil Gogoi, MLA and President of Raijor Dal, Mrs. Angur Lata Deka, former MLA and state chief of the Mahila Morcha, Bharatiya Janata Party, Assam Pradesh and Mr. Pankaj Borthakur, Controller of Examination, Assam Higher Secondary Board of Assam visited the stall of the Islamic publication house. One of the JIH Assam officials informed that they sold a large number of Islamic books and literatures. He said that the Assamese translation of the Holy Quran was the bestselling book from the stall and many non-Muslims also purchased it. He added that several copies of Assamese translation of the Quran were also distributed among non-Muslim brothers and sisters along with some leaflets on basic teaching of Islam.

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