President to visit West Bengal from Wednesday
President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal from Wednesday to unveil the restored Wanderer Car used by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in Kolkata and the Dantan Gramin Mela-2017 in Paschim Medinipur, a government statement said.
On his three-day visit, between January 18 and 20, the President will first inaugurate the centenary year celebrations of Jhalda Satyabhama Vidyapith at Purulia in West Bengal.
The President will go to Purulia via Ranchi in Jharkhand on January 18 (Wednesday), a Rashtrapati Bhavan official said.
The same day, he will also inaugurate the 60th Anniversary Celebrations of the Netaji Research Bureau and unveil the restored Wanderer Car used by Subhash Chandra Bose on his ‘Mahanishkraman’ in January 1941.
The next day, he will inaugurate the 28th Dantan Gramin Mela-2017 at Dantan, Paschim Medinipur and also attend the 35th anniversary celebrations of Aajkaal at Kolkata on the same day.
On January 20, the President will inaugurate the Bengal Global Business Summit-2017 and the Bicentenary Celebrations of Hindu School.
He will also inaugurate the Bicentenary Celebrations of Presidency University in Kolkata before returning to Delhi.