President Pranab Mukherjee Arrives in Kolkata


Kolkata: Indian president Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Kolkata on Saturday morning on a three-day visit to West Bengal. He will inaugurate the 185th Anniversary of Calcutta Chamber of Commerce this evening and also formally open the painting exhibition of Shahbuddin Ahmed in the city.

The state governor Keshrinath Tripathi and state minister Purnendo Basu welcome him in DumDum Airport on morning.

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 President Mukherjee is to deliver the Debranjan Mukherji Memorial Lecture at Raj Bhavan in Kolkata tomorrow. President Mukherjee will open the closing ceremony of the bicentenary celebrations of the Diocese of Calcutta at St.Paul Cathedral in the city in the evening.

He will also grace the concluding function of 125th Birth Anniversary celebration of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. On Monday, the President will deliver the Indira Gandhi Memorial Lecture at the Asiatic Society in Kolkata before leaving for Murshidabad.

In the afternoon, President Mukherjee will attend the prize distribution ceremony of KKM Memorial Gold Cup Rural Football Tournament at Jangipur.