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President Mukherjee to honour freedom fighters in Patna

ANI  |  Patna (Bihar) [India] 

President will embark on a two-day visit to today to participate in the ongoing centenary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi's Champaran Satyagraha.

President Mukherjee will attend felicitation ceremony to honour freedom fighters from across the country.

About three thousand freedom fighters of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh,Telegana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, and other states will be felicitated today.

The state will honour those freedom fighters who could not attend this function due to health or other reasons. The women freedom fighters will also be felicitated.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Governor Ram Nath Kovind, will grace the occasion.

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First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 08:32 IST