Can anybody tell me how much amount they demand for a book stall in book fair?
On 1/17/12, Biswarup Ganguly <gangulybiswarup(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> Yesterday, I and Jayanta, went to the Guild office as they told to phone or
> meet for the availability of stall. Nitika wanted to go there but the time
> for the meeting was mismatched with her flight schedule.
> No development has been come out from our meeting. They still asking for
> money Rs. 2 or 4 Lakhs for a stall as they asked at the first meeting with
> me. Even there is no other option like sharing a stall, IT pavilion etc.
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 9:17 PM, Hisham <hisham(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> I am also more than willing to personally come down to Kolkatta and meet
>> up with any officials - if you think it will help in any way. Just let me
>> Many thanks.
>> On Jan 10, 2012, at 7:23 PM, Nitika wrote:
>> > Hey Jayantha, Biswarup,
>> > Do you think a letter from the foundation or chapter will help? Or maybe
>> if Hisham speaks with the GUILD office directly? I'm just thinking of
>> various ways to work around this. This is a great opportunity for us to do
>> a massive outreach in Kolkata and it will be a pity if we loose it. I'll
>> more than happy to help in anyway possible. Please let me know.
>> > Thanks
>> > Nitika
>> > On 10-Jan-2012, at 5:10 PM, Jayanta Nath wrote:
>> >> Hi all.
>> >> Biswarupda and myself went to GUILD office regarding our stall
>> >> at Book fair, but they still not not confirming our stall. We met Mr.
>> >> Ramen Guha, senior member, the Guild and he was requested to comes in
>> >> after 15th Jan for Stall distribution.
>> >> So there are some red-tape for stall booking with GUILD, the organizer.
>> >> are still finding some way out to get our Wikipedia stall. But they
>> >> have
>> >> demand unacceptable amount Rs 2,00,000 ($ 4000) for our stall. We
>> >> one letter in Bengali for concession for our Stall to GUILD (PFA).
>> >> Our community fell that we are shootout this matter during this time
>> >> We are trying to contact our local IT Minister, Govt of West Bengal,
>> >> Mr.
>> >> Partha Chatterjee, to resolve this issue smoothly.
>> >> Jayanta