New Delhi:In the wake of 21-day national lockdown announced by the Prime Minister to contain the spread of Covid-19, there is a bonanza for homebound readers: National Book Trust is providing its select and best-selling titles for free download as part of #StayHomeIndiaWithBooks initiative!
The 100+ books, in PDF format, can be downloaded from the NBT's website https://nbtindia.gov.in.
Available in Hindi, English, Asamiya, Bangla, Guajarati, Malayalam, Odia, Marathi, Kokborok, Mizo, Bodo, Nepali, Tamil, Punjabi, Telugu, Kannada, Urdu and Sanskrit, the books cover all genres of fiction, biography, popular science, teacher's handbook, and mainly books for children and young adults, an official release here said.
In addition, there are books by Tagore, by Premchand, and books on Mahatma Gandhi -- all in all there are books for everyone in the family to read and enjoy. More titles will be added to the list.
Some select titles include: Holidays Have Come, Animals You can't Forget, Nine Little Birds, The Puzzle, Gandhi Tatva Satkam, Women Scientists in India, Activity-Based Learning Science, A Touch of Glass, Gandhi: Warrior of Non-Violence, and many more.
The PDFs are for reading only, and any unauthorised or commercial use is not allowed, the release added.(UNI)