President Mukherjee to visit northeastern states during April-May

Last Updated: Sat, Apr 06, 2013 09:30 hrs

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Manipur, Sikkim, Assam, Nagaland and Tripura during the months of April and May.

In the first phase, he will visit Manipur and Sikkim from April 15 to 17.

President Mukherjee will attend the Diamond Jubilee of Adimjati Shiksha Ashram at Imphal, Manipur, on April 15. He will lay the foundation stone for SRM State University at Gangtok, Sikkim, on April 16,

In the second phase, President Mukherjee will visit Assam, Nagaland and Tripura from May 13 to 16.

He will present the Asom Ratna Award to Mamoni Raisom Goswami (posthumously) and Srimanta Shankrdev Award for the year 2008 to Sharmila Tagore on May 13. President Mukherjee will attend the closing ceremony of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Pandu College at Guwahati, Assam, on the same day.

He will address the annual convocation of Assam University at Silchar on May 14.

President Mukherjee will attend the third Convocation of Nagaland University at Lumami, Nagaland, on May 15.

He will address the Fifth Convocation of National Institute of Technology, Agartala and attend the Tenth Convocation of Tripura University at Suryamaninagar, Tripura, on May 16. (ANI)

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