Modi hosts dinner for Mukherjee, presents memento

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 23 Jul 2017 08:48:29


 

NEW DELHI,

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hosted a farewell dinner for outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee and presented him a memento on the occasion.


“In keeping with tradition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents a memento to President on the occasion of farewell hosted by him for the President,” a Press Information Bureau tweet said.


The dinner was attended by President-elect Ram Nath Kovind, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, senior ministers and various Opposition leaders.
It may be recalled that Narendra Modi had greatfully acknowledged that President Mukherjee had treated him
like his son.