Prez to declare open Suvarna Soudha in Belgaum next month



Bangalore: President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate on October 11 the "Suvarna Soudha", the Rs 400 crore second legislature complex built by Karnataka Government in Belgaum.

Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar told reporters here on the sidelines of a function here that the President had agreed to visit Karnataka on October 11 to declare open the Suvarna Soudha, built on the model of the 'Vidhana Soudha' here which houses the bi-cameral legislature and the Secretariat.

The President will also address a joint session of the state legislative Council and Assembly, Shettar said.

The government planned to hold the winter session of the legislature during November or December, he said.

PTI