President Patil to address BHU convocation today

March 13th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI  

Pratibha Patil

Varanasi, Mar 13 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will address the 91st convocation of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) here today.

President Patil will also give away medals to the graduates.

The President is arriving here on a two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh.

BHU is regarded as the largest residential university in Asia. The fully residential campus has more than 128 independent teaching departments. Its 1350-acre campus was built on land donated by the Kashi Naresh.

The total enrollment in the University stands at just over 15000. Several of its colleges, including engineering (IT-BHU), agriculture, law, science, and medicine (IMS-BHU), are ranked amongst the best in India. (ANI)

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