President reaches Shimla, on a five day tour

Jun 02, 2016 15:27 | Poltics
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Shimla: President Pranab Mukherjee will visit the Retreat in Mashobra near Shimla from today.During the five-day tour, the President will address the Golden Jubilee Convocation of Indira Gandhi Medical College.Governor of Himachal Pradesh Acharya Devvrat will host a cultural programme and banquet in honour of the President.

Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh today accorded red carpet welcome to the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee on his arrival at Kalyani helipad in Shimla today.  The President is on five-day visit to the State.

The President landed at Kalyani Helipad at 1.45 PM. Ms. Sharmistha Mukherjee, daughter of the President of India also accompanied him.

He will also preside over the convocation of IGMC on 3rd June 2016 at Peterhoff and later in the evening he is to attend state banquet at Raj Bhawan.