Why Kolkata Book Fair 2012?
The Kolkata Book Fair is one of the most prestigious and active cultural event in India for last thirty five years. It is the world's largest non-trade book fair, Asia's largest book fair and the most attended book fair in the world. The estimated number of people attending this book fair is around 1,500,000 people.
Why support Kolkata Book Fair 2012?
This would be a major outreach program that would boost the growth of Wikimedia projects in English, Bengali, Odia and Assamese. The Wikipedia users would be benefitted from the enriched content on local culture and history of Eastern India.
What events are planned after Kolkata Book Fair 2012?
- Follow up initiatives
- Wikipedia workshops in other cities of Eastern India