New Delhi : President to visit Karnataka for two days

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a two-day visit to Karnataka starting this Tuesday, an official said on Sunday.

“The president will attend the Second convocation of the Central University of Karnataka on December 22 at Gulbarga. On the same day, he will inaugurate the Magneto Encephalography Equipment and renovated heritage building of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru,” an official statement said.

Mukherjee, who is on his southern sojourn in Secunderabad, will go to Karnataka from there only. He will also dedicate NIMHANS to the nation as an Institute of national importance, the statement added.

On December 23, the president will attend the 150th Anniversary of Bishop Cotton Boys’ School and lay the foundation stone of the state Cancer Institute at the Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru.

The president will return to Secunderabad on December 23, the statement added.

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