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PM Modi Not to Attend President's Iftar Party on July 15

Like last year, Modi will not attend an Iftar party being hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee on July 15.

Published: 14th July 2015 08:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th July 2015 08:15 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

NEW DELHI: Like last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not attend an Iftar party being hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee here tomorrow.

At the time of the Iftar party, Modi will be meeting Chief Ministers of North Eastern states.

"The Prime Minister will chair a meeting with Chief Ministers from the North-Eastern states, including Sikkim, at 1900 hrs tomorrow," a PMO statement said.

"Important development projects related to these states and the entire North-Eastern region are likely to figure in this meeting," it added.

Earlier in the day, he will chair the second meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog at 7, Race Course Road, his official residence.

Last year too, Modi had not attended the Iftar party hosted by the President.



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