Pranab Mukherjee to visit West Bengal


Kolkata: President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a two days tour to West Bengal from June 22. As per reports he will be holding many key meets during his visit to the state. Security has been beefed up in the state prior to the President’s visit. Pranab will complete his tour and return to Delhi on June 24.

Mukherjee was a senior leader of the Indian National Congress and occupied several ministerial portfolios in the Government of India. Prior to his election as president, Mukherjee was Union Finance Minister from 2009 to 2012, and the Congress party’s top troubleshooter.