Pranab to visit Shimla for convocation

Last Updated: Wed, May 01, 2013 12:10 hrs

Shimla, May 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will be the chief guest at Himachal Pradesh University's convocation here May 24, while Human Resource Development Minister M.M. Pallam Raju will be the guest of honour, an official said Wednesday.

Vice-Chancellor A.D.N. Bajpai said Mukherjee would confer the degrees.

During his visit to the hill state, Mukherjee is also scheduled to deliver the first Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Lecture at the Indian Institute of Advance Studies (IIAS) here and address a function to mark the state Vidhan Sabha's golden jubilee.

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