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Vice-President to visit Thiruvananthapuram on Feb 16

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

Venkaiah will arrive here on February 16 on a one-day visit.

would deliver the Chithira Thirunal Memorial lecture at a function to be held at Kannakakunnu palace, official sources said.

Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma was the last of the erstwhile princely state of

He is known for initiating various people-friendly measures during his reign including the historic temple entry proclamation.

The proclamation allowed the entry of devotees cutting across caste lines into temples including the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple here in the erstwhile region.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 14:20 IST