President Mukherjee to attend BHU’s centenary celebrations today

, 10:21 AM IST

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will begin his two-day visit to Varanasi from today.

He will today deliver a special lecture on centenary year of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU).

According to a press release by the University, he will deliver the speech at Swatantrata Bhawan at 6 p.m. Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik will be the Guest of Honour and Chancellor of BHU, Dr. Karan Singh will preside over the function.

The President will tomorrow morning attend Ganga Saptami at Dshaswamedh Ghat.

Elaborate security arrangements have been made in Varanasi in view of President Mukherjee’s visit. (ANI)