The N97 finally has a realistic release date of June 23 in India and the pre-booking for the same started yesterday. You can pre-book the N97 in the colour of your choice by filling in this form, selecting a Nokia Priority Dealer closest to you and then waiting for his call to confirm the order.
In order to pre-book you will need to deposit Rs. 3000 upfront with the Dealer and pay the rest on the day you take posession of the device. According to a reader Arvind, his dealer said the same thing and quoted a price of not more than Rs. 36,200. In my book, that should be closer to the Rs. 35,000 mark and even lesser within a week.