President to visit Karnataka Oct 11

Last Updated: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 16:40 hrs

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Karnataka Oct 11 to address a joint session of the Karnataka legislature and inaugurate the newly-constructed Suvarna Soudha building in Belgaum.

During the day-long visit, the president will attend the "bhoomi pujan" of the Swami Vivekananda Value Education and Cultural Centre, Belgaum.

According to a Rashtripati Bhavan press release, the president will also give the Jnanpith award to Kannada poet, playwright and novelist Chandrasekhar Kambar.

The president will return to the capital the same evening.

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