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President Droupadi Murmu in Calcutta for 2-day Bengal visit

President Droupadi Murmu arrived here on Monday for a two-day visit to West Bengal. Security arrangements in the city were beefed up for Murmu’s maiden visit to the state after becoming the President.

Our Web Desk Published 27.03.23, 01:19 PM
Murmu was received by Governor CV Ananda Bose, and state ministers Firhad Hakim and Sujit Bose before she was accorded a guard of honour at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here by the defence forces.
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Murmu was received by Governor CV Ananda Bose, and state ministers Firhad Hakim and Sujit Bose before she was accorded a guard of honour at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here by the defence forces.

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President Droupadi Murmu interacts with Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) of West Bengal at Raj Bhavan, Calcutta.
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President Droupadi Murmu interacts with Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) of West Bengal at Raj Bhavan, Calcutta.

At a civic reception of Murmu here, Banerjee lauded her as a "Golden lady" and said the country has a proud heritage of people from various communities, castes and creeds living in harmony for ages.
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At a civic reception of Murmu here, Banerjee lauded her as a "Golden lady" and said the country has a proud heritage of people from various communities, castes and creeds living in harmony for ages.

President Droupadi Murmu at 'Jorasanko Thakurbari', the ancestral house of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.
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President Droupadi Murmu at 'Jorasanko Thakurbari', the ancestral house of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.

President Droupadi Murmu with West Bengal Governor C.V. Ananda Bose near the historic Wanderer car in which Sisir Kumar Bose drove his uncle Subhas Chandra Bose from Calcutta to Gomah in 1941, popularly known as the 'Great Escape'.
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President Droupadi Murmu with West Bengal Governor C.V. Ananda Bose near the historic Wanderer car in which Sisir Kumar Bose drove his uncle Subhas Chandra Bose from Calcutta to Gomah in 1941, popularly known as the 'Great Escape'.

The President pays floral tributes to one of the greatest icons of our freedom struggle Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
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The President pays floral tributes to one of the greatest icons of our freedom struggle Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

Murmu will be felicitated by the West Bengal government at a programme at the Netaji Indoor Stadium where the governor and the chief minister will be present.
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Murmu will be felicitated by the West Bengal government at a programme at the Netaji Indoor Stadium where the governor and the chief minister will be present.

From the airport, she came by helicopter to the Royal Calcutta Turf Club ground before travelling to the Raj Bhavan by road.  Murmu was received by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the RCTC.
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From the airport, she came by helicopter to the Royal Calcutta Turf Club ground before travelling to the Raj Bhavan by road. Murmu was received by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the RCTC.

She will visit Rabindranath Tagore's residence at Jorasanko Thakurbari in central Calcutta and pay tributes to the poet.
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She will visit Rabindranath Tagore's residence at Jorasanko Thakurbari in central Calcutta and pay tributes to the poet.

Murmu is also likely to go to Santiniketan in Birbhum district to grace the annual convocation of Visva-Bharati, a central university.
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Murmu is also likely to go to Santiniketan in Birbhum district to grace the annual convocation of Visva-Bharati, a central university.

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