Mukherjee to visit Assam, Tripura from July 6July 3rd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 3 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee is likely to begin the northeast segment of his campaign from Assam July 6.
President of the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) Bhubneswar Kalita said this Tuesday and added that Mukherjee will meet all the Congress leaders of the northeastern states, baring Tripura in Guwahati.
“Mukherjee will meet the state chief ministers, the PCC chiefs and all the MLAs and MPs of the Congress and its allies at Pragjyoti ITA centre in Guwahati’s Machkhowa area on July 6 at different meetings,” said Kalita.
Mukherjee will leave for Tripura capital Agartala July 7 to meet the Congress leaders of the state, he said.
The Assam PCC chief also expressed concern over the flood situation in the state and said that he has demanded the central government to declare the flood problem of Assam as a national calamity.
The PCC chief, who is also a Rajya Sabha member, said that he had also donated Rs.2 crore from his Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) fund for relief of the flood-hit people of Assam.
- PM, Sonia visit Assam to assess flood situation - Jul 02, 2012
- Sonia likely to visit flood-hit areas of Assam - Jun 29, 2012
- Rahul Gandhi visits riot-hit areas of Assam - Sep 11, 2012
- Rahul, Gogoi to visit Assam disaster site (Lead, Changing dateline) - May 02, 2012
- Gogoi more needed in Assam than in New Delhi: Assam Congress - Apr 30, 2012
- Presidential poll ends in Assam - Jul 19, 2012
- Congress' sole ally in Assam threatens to quit - Apr 07, 2011
- Gogoi assures help to molestation victim, issue rocks assembly (Roundup) - Jul 17, 2012
- Mukherjee has majority support in northeast - Jul 07, 2012
- Rahul Gandhi to visit Assam's violence-hit areas - Sep 08, 2012
- Northeast's lawmakers vote in presidential poll - Jul 19, 2012
- Mukherjee seeks support in northeast - Jul 06, 2012
- Four nominations for Assam Congress chief's post - Sep 13, 2010
- PM recognises Assam soil erosion as natural disaster - Jul 03, 2012
- Action against corrupt only on evidence: Congress - Dec 06, 2010
Tags: apcc, assam, central government, chief ministers, congress committee, congress leaders, crore, flood problem, flood situation, guwahati, kalita, member of parliament, mlas, national calamity, northeastern states, pcc, pranab mukherjee, progressive alliance, rajya sabha member, tripura