Large number of book-lovers and children participated in the Walk for Books organised as part of the 27th Vijayawada Book Festival. The walk started from Press Club in Gandhinagar, which is flagged of by City Police Commissioner Gautham Sawang. ABN Andhrajyothi MD Radhakrishna, social worker G. Samaram, Dr Indla Subba Rao, noted writer Y Lakshmi Prasad were among those who walked up to the book festival venue Swaraj Maidan. Around 200 school and college students also participated in the walk.
Raising slogans on Telugu language, and carrying the Placards and banners, children walked through Eluru Road and Museum Road and reached Swaraj Maidan, where the 27th Vijayawada Book Festival was being conducted. The rally ended with a meeting at the venue of the book festival, where speakers conveyed the importance of reading books.