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President Pranab Mukherjee on three-day visit to West Bengal


New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a three-day visit, beginning on Monday, to West Bengal, it was announced in New Delhi on Sunday.

The President will inaugurate a CII-IIEST conference on 'Enabling Make in India through Industry Academia Innovation Platform' in Kolkata on the first day of his visit to his home state.

File photo of President Pranab Mukherjee. PTI

File photo of President Pranab Mukherjee. PTI

He will also attend a function, 'The Legacy to Humanity: Celebrating 150 years of Homeopathy', on the same day, an official statement issued said.

On 23 August, President Mukherjee will launch in Kolkata Akashvani Kendra 'Moitree' service in Bangla for listeners in Bangladesh and attend 125th anniversary celebrations of 'Bangiya Sahitya Parisad', it said.

He is scheduled to inaugurate a new building of Bharat Chamber of Commerce and address the first foundation day of Bandhan Bank in Kolkata on the same day.

On the last of his visit to the state, the President will inaugurate a Food Park at Jangipur in Murshidabad district, and will attend a convocation of Management Development Institute-Murshidabad before returning to New Delhi.

First Published On : Aug 21, 2016 18:08 IST

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