President`s three-day visit to Sikkim, Manipur begins today

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit the northeastern states of Manipur and Sikkim on a three-day tour beginning April 15, a statement from Rashtrapati Bhawan said on Sunday.

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will visit the northeastern states of Manipur and Sikkim on a three-day tour beginning April 15, a statement from Rashtrapati Bhawan said on Sunday.

In Manipur, the President will attend the diamond jubilee function of Adimjati Shiksha Ashram at Imphal where he will inaugurate the SC/ST girls hostel and also lay the foundation stone for a working women`s hostel and a tribal boys` hostel.

In Sikkim, he will inaugurate the Siddeshwara Dham, at Solophok, in Namchi and dedicate it to the nation. He will also lay the foundation stone for the Sikkim University at Yangang, in south Sikkim.
The President will return to Delhi April 17.

IANS

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