Pranab Mukherjee’s maiden visit to the valley

Pranab Mukherjee’s maiden visit to the valley

DHARAMSHALA, February 12, Somitr Keshav: Indian President Pranab Mukherjee will be at Shahpur in Kangra on his first visit to the valley after assuming his office.

He will attend second annual Convocation of the Central University of Himachal Pradesh (CUHP) and award 12 gold medals, 264 degrees and five diplomas to the students who have successfully completed their programmes of study in 2013. For his outstanding services Vijay L Kelkar will be awarded with the honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy (D Phil, honoris causa).

The President will be accompanied by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and Governor Urmila Singh on the occasion. The President will be received by them at Gaggal Airport.

Chancellor of CUHP Arun Maira shall preside over the convocation.

However, all the arrangements regarding the function have been made by the university authorities and the district administration.