President Kovind to visit W.Bengal, Mizoram and Nagaland

ANI | Updated: Nov 27, 2017 18:31 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov 27 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind will visit West Bengal, Mizoram and Nagaland from November 28 to December 1. This is his first visit to these states as president.

On November 28, President Kovind will attend a civic reception hosted in his honour at Netaji Indoor Stadium, Kolkata. On the same day, he will address a 'Vigyan Chintan'event at Raj Bhavan in Kolkata.

On November 29, he will visit the birthplace of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore at Jorasanko and Netaji Bhawan in Kolkata. He will also address the closing ceremony of the centenary celebrations of the Bose Institute in Kolkata and visit the Ramakrishna Mission and Math at Belur.

On the same day, at the Raj Bhavan in Aizawl, Mizoram, he will inaugurate housing complexes for the economically weaker sections under the 'Basic Services to Urban Poor Scheme'.

On November 30, he will address a special session of the Mizoram Legislative Assembly.

On the same day, he will meet and interact with various prominent citizens and NGOs in Kohima, Nagaland.

On December 1, 2017, he will inaugurate the Hornbill Festival and take part in the State Formation Day celebrations of Nagaland in Kisama, before returning to Delhi. (ANI)