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Rahul to inaugurate exhibition on `Three Chancellors`

Last Updated: Monday, September 13, 2010 - 21:10

Santiniketan: AICC General Secretary Rahul
Gandhi will inaugurate an exhibition, `Three Chancellors`,
covering the tenure of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and
Rajiv Gandhi as chancellors of Visva-Bharati, here tomorrow.

The exhibition, organised by the Visva-Bharati, will
mainly contain photographs and correspondences of the three
generations of prime ministers who visited Santiniketan on
different occasions in their capacities as chancellors of the
central university.

Meanwhile, SFI`s state secretary Kaustav Chatterjee
protested the move and said CPI(M)`s student wing submitted a
deputation to the Vice-Chancellor Rajat Ray seeking to know
how the university allowed Gandhi to inaugurate the exhibition
since he is neither a minister nor a member of the
Visva-Bharati council and in no way connected to the varsity.

Gandhi will land here by a helicopter in the morning, and
visit `Udayan` complex to pay floral tributes at the rooms
used by Rabindranath Tagore. Thereafter, he will sit for an
interactive session with the students at Uttarayan complex,
officials said.

"Nearly 1,100 students have been drawn from all the 50
departments to attend the session which will continue for 45
minutes," they said.

All the venues have been sanitised and security personnel
have been deployed during Rahul`s two and a half hour visit.

Later, he will have interaction with potential
youth Congress leaders and elected representatives of zila
parishad, gram panchayats and municipalities at Bolpur.


First Published: Monday, September 13, 2010 - 21:10

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