PM Narendra Modi to visit West Bengal today
PM Narendra Modi to visit West Bengal today: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina, will attend the convocation of Visva Bharati University and inaugurate the Bangladesh Bhavan within the campus in West Bengal today. The Bangladesh Bhavan is a symbol of the cultural ties between India and Bangladesh.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is also expecting to join the leaders at the event. The convocation function is expecting to begin around at 10.30 am and would continue till 12 noon. After a break of about 15 minutes, the dignitaries would move to another venue for the inauguration of Bangladesh Bhavan at Viswa Bharat.
Bangladeshi Prime Minister Hasina will arrive in India today to embark on her two-day visit to West Bengal on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Around 150 invitees are likely to attend the event along with Hasina including Bangladesh foreign.
He is also expecting to interact with the district collectors of ‘aspirational’ districts of Jharkhand in the state capital, Ranchi.
The’transformation of aspirational districts’ programme was launched by Modi in January. And it aims to quickly and effectively transform these districts to raise the living standards of their people.
Source – The Economic Times