Over 2,000 books on science, general knowledge, literature, and drawing are on display at the three-day book festival which commenced at Panchayat Union Primary School, Thirunagar, near here on Wednesday.
The exhibition was organised jointly by Tiruchi District Sarva Shiksha Abiyan (SSA), Rane TRW Company, SHARON NGO, Worth Trust, and New Century Book House.
V. Jayakumar, Additional Chief Educational Officer, SSA, declared the exhibition open at a brief function. Geetha, president, Manachanallur Town Panchayat, and S. Dhanaraj, executive director, SHARON, were present.
Over 500 students from different schools situated in the areas surrounding Manachanallur town visited the book fair on the first day.