President to visit Assam, Nagaland today

Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 08:27

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a three-day visit to Assam and Nagaland from Monday.

During his visit to Northeast, Mukherjee will confer the Asom Ratna Award for 2012 on writer Mamoni Raisom Goswami posthumously and Srimanta Shankardev Award for the year 2008 to actress Sharmila Tagore in Guwahati on May 13, according to a statement.

The President will also attend the closing ceremony of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Pandu College at Guwahati, and the annual convocation of Assam University at Silchar on May 14.
In Nagaland, the President will attend the third convocation of Nagaland University at Lumami on May 15.


First Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 08:27

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