The Kendra Sahitya Akademi set up its first Namma Metro bookstore allowing commuters to read on the go.
Story so far: One of Bengaluru’s busiest Namma Metro stations is the Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Metro Station (Majestic). Thanks to Kendra Sahitya Akademi, commuters may now treat themselves to literary treasures in addition to innovative art pieces and paintings that adorn the walls of the station.
- Bengaluru is the second city, after Delhi, to have a Sahitya Akademi metro bookstore.
- It is located at Gate A of the station and is also within walking distance from the BMTC and KSRTC bus stands.
Multiple languages: The bookstore’s objective is to provide the best Indian literature in 24 languages to the general public at reasonable pricing.
- Books in the literary fiction genre, including novels, short story collections, and poetry collections, are now available at the Metro store in the following languages: English, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and a few titles in Hindi.