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President Ram Nath Kovind to begin four-day visit to North East from tomorrow

Itanagar: President Ram Nath Kovind will arrive in Itanagar on Sunday in the first leg of his four-day maiden tour to the North East after assuming office.

File image of Ram Nath Kovind. PTI

File image of Ram Nath Kovind. PTI

The President, will also visit Assam and Manipur besides Arunachal Pradesh and attend several programmes and meetings, official sources said.

On Sunday he will attend a function at Indira Gandhi Park to mark 40 years of Vivekananda Kendra, the sources said.

Later in the day, he will also dedicate the new assembly building of Arunachal Pradesh to the people and address the legislators at a special assembly session in the afternoon.

On 20 November, Kovind will attend the closing ceremony of Namami Barak festival at Silchar in Assam, the sources said.

The President will also attend a civic reception organised by Gauhati University.

He will visit Manipur on 21 November where he will inaugurate the North East Development Summit and the annual 10-day Sangai Festival in Imphal.

Before leaving for Delhi, the President will visit the INA war memorial at Moirang on 22 November, the sources added.

Published Date: Nov 18, 2017 12:57 PM | Updated Date: Nov 18, 2017 12:57 PM

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