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President Kovind to visit Himachal Pradesh later this month

PTI | Updated on: 11 Oct 2018, 10:47:42 PM
President Kovind to visit Himachal Pradesh later this month (File Photo)

New Delhi:

President Ram Nath Kovind will be on two-day visit to Himachal Pradesh later this month, an official spokesperson said here on Thursday.

As per the schedule of his proposed visit, Kovind will be in Kangra on October 29 and Shimla on October 20, he said.

Kovind will confer degrees to the students of Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College (RPGMC) Tanda in Kangra in its first convocation function on October 29, he said, adding he would give away degrees to the students of Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) in Shimla on October 30 in its 24th convocation function.

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A meeting was held here today under the Chairmanship of Additional Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Shrikant Baldi to make necessary arrangements for his proposed visit.

Baldi directed the officers of district administration, Municipal Corporation and all concerned departments to make all necessary arrangements.

GAD Secretary R N Batta, DGP S R Mardi, Principal Secretary R D Dhiman, senior army officers and state government were present in the meeting.

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First Published : 11 Oct 2018, 10:47:28 PM