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President on NE visit from Sunday

President on NE  visit from Sunday

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  18 Nov 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From our correspondent

Itagar, Nov 17: President Ram th Kovind will arrive here on Sunday on his maiden visit to the State.

The President, who is on a four-day tour to the Northeast, will visit Aruchal Pradesh, Assam and Manipur and attend several programmes and meetings.

On Sunday, he will attend a function at Indira Gandhi Park here to mark 40 years of Vivekanda Kendra. The event is being organised by the Vivekanda Kendra Vidyalaya Alumni Association, official sources said on Friday.

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

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

The three-day programme will see cultural programmes dedicated to Rabindrath Tagore, Kazi zrul Islam and Bhupen Hazarika. The President will also attend a civic reception organised by Gauhati University.

He will subsequently visit Manipur on November 21 where he will iugurate the North East Development Summit and the annual 10-day Sangai Festival in Imphal. The annual cultural extravaganza will conclude on November 30.

Before leaving for Delhi, the President will visit the I war memorial at Moirang on November 22 next.

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