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President to visit Assam, Arunachal, Manipur

IANS  |  Guwahati 

President Ram Nath Kovind will embark on a four-day visit to the north-eastern states of Assam, and from November 19.

This will be Kovind's first visit to the northeast after becoming the President, an official statement said.

While the President will participate in the valedictory function of the completion of Vivekananda Kendra at Itanagar on November 19, he will dedicate the new legislative assembly of to the people the same day.

The President is scheduled to address the legislators at a special session of the Assembly.

The next day, he will attend the closing ceremony of the Namami Barak festival at Silchar in and a civic reception at Guwahati organised by Gauhati University.

The President will go to on November 21 and inaugurate the North East Development Summit and the annual Sangai festival.

Kovind is expected to visit the INA War Memorial at Moirang on November 22 before returning to Delhi.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 15:02 IST
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