President Patil to address before demitting office
India Blooms News Service
New Delhi, July 23 (IBNS) Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil will address the nation on Tuesday on the eve of demitting office.
The address will be telecast over all channels of Doordarshan in Hindi followed by English from 7 P.M. onwards.
The address will also be broadcast over all Channels of All India Radio (AIR) in Hindi followed by English from 7 P.M. onwards.
In addition AIR will broadcast the regional language versions of the address over its regional channels from 9.30 P.M. onwards.
Ending a season of high drama and political shadow boxing, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday won the Presidential election with a thumping margin over rival candidate PA Sangma.
He will take oath as the 13th President of India on July 25.