Prez Patil to attend Bihar Legislative council`s centenary celebrations
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Last Updated: Saturday, March 19, 2011, 17:31
  
Patna: President Pratibha Patil will attend Bihar Legislative Council's centenary celebrations to be held on March 22, official sources said on Saturday.

Patil will release seven books highlighting the history of the legislative council at a function to be held on the state legislative premises on March 22, sources said.

She will arrive by a special flight of Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft at around 11 am and return to New Delhi by the same aircraft at about 2 pm after attending the two-hour long function, they said.

The former President A P J Abdul Kalam was also likely to attend the legislative council's centenary celebrations, the sources said.

A number of cultural programmes and exhibitions will be held in the state legislature on the occasion to showcase the glorious past of Bihar, they said.

Meanwhile, elaborate security arrangements were being made in the state legislature and outside in view of the scheduled visit of several VVIPs.

PTI


First Published: Saturday, March 19, 2011, 17:31


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