President to visit Karnataka Oct 11

New Delhi, Oct 9: President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Karnataka Oct 11 to address a joint session of the Karnataka legislature and inaugurate the newly-constructed Suvarna Soudha building in Belgaum.

During the day-long visit, the president will attend the “bhoomi pujan” of the Swami Vivekananda Value Education and Cultural Centre, Belgaum.

According to a Rashtripati Bhavan press release, the president will also give the Jnanpith award to Kannada poet, playwright and novelist Chandrasekhar Kambar.

The president will return to the capital the same evening.

IANS