President Pranab Mukherjee's to be given farewell on Sunday in Parliament

The Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan is reportedly giving personal attention to the every details of the function which will commence from 5.30 pm.

Published: 23rd July 2017 01:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd July 2017 01:00 AM   |  A+A-

President Pranab Mukherjee (File | PTI)

By Express News Service

New Delhi: Within a month of hosting the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the Central Hall of the Parliament will come alive again on Sunday to give a grand farewell to the President Pranab Mukherjee. The President-elect Ram Nath Kovind is to be sworn into the high office on Tuesday noon.

The Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan is reportedly giving personal attention to the every details of the function which will commence from 5.30 pm. All the current members of the Parliament have been invited for the event, besides a few former Parliamentarians as well.

Incidentally, Mukherjee is also a recipient of the Best Parliamentarian Award. The Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are likely to speak on the occasion. Mahajan will gift a specially designed shawl to Mukherjee.

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