Mukherjee cancels visit to Himachal

Published: 21st June 2013 11:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st June 2013 11:42 AM   |  A+A-

By IANS

President Pranab Mukherjee has cancelled his visit to Himachal Pradesh next week owing to the natural disaster in the state, an official said here Friday.

Mukherjee's four-day visit to Shimla from June 28 has been cancelled. A communication in this regard from Rashtrapati Bhawan reached the state secretariat Thursday, an official told IANS.

During the visit, Mukherjee was to stay at The Retreat, the summer holiday resort of the president, on the outskirts of Shimla.

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