Mukherjee visits refurbished Vivekananda and Tagore suites in Rashtrapati Bhavan

Last Updated: Wed, Apr 03, 2013 10:40 hrs

President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday visited the newly refurbished Vivekananda and Tagore suites on the ground floor of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

These suites which are meant for use by guests of the President have been newly renovated, refurbished and decorated with paintings, artifacts and pieces of classical furniture collected from different parts of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The first person to use the refurbished Vivekananda Suite was eminent vocalist Girija Devi, who recently performed in Rashtrapati Bhavan.

A new room for video conferencing has been created from where it is expected that the President will interact with Vice Chancellors, faculty and students of Universities for which he is the visitor.

A new Research and Reference Centre has been opened by converting a set of rooms, which was unused into a study lounge. This Research and Reference Centre is for the use of the President as well as officers of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

A new meeting room for the use of officers has also been created. (ANI)

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