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Pranab Mukherjee to visit Mathura, Varanasi this month

PTI 14 November 2014, 7:21

Lucknow: President Pranab Mukherjee will visit temple towns of Mathura and Varanasi, where he will take part in various functions.

"The President is scheduled to visit Mathura on November 16. He would take part in a religious function at the ISKCON temple and attend another function at the Bankey Bihari temple," IG law and order A Satish Ganesh said.

Mukherjee will also visit Varanasi on November 29 to participate in the inauguration of a sociological conference in Mahatma Gandhi Vidyapeeth, he said.

Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the President's Mathura visit for which a high level meeting was held here on Wednesday, he said.

For security purpose, four SP level officials, four ASP level officials and 18 DySPs, eight companies of the Provincial Armed Constubulary and equipment have been made available.