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Sheikh Hasina to arrive in India on Wednesday

Bangladesh opposition leader Sheikh Hasina will arrive in India on a five-day visit beginning on Wednesday.

india Updated: Jun 21, 2006 00:18 IST
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Bangladesh opposition leader Sheikh Hasina will arrive in India on a five-day visit beginning on Wednesday.

Sheikh Hasina will visit Ajmir Sharif to offer prayers at the shrine of Hazrat Khawja Moin-ud-din Chisti.

After visiting Delhi, she would travel to Kolkata on June 23, to receive the prestigious Mother Teresa Award on June 24, at Centenary Hall at the Calcutta University.

The award is likely to be presented by, UPA chairperson and Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

Former Indian Prime Minister VP Singh and the Governors of West Bengal and Tripura Gopal Krishna Gandhi and DN Sahaya respectively, are scheduled to be present at the award giving ceremony.

The visiting leader will be accompanied by parliamentarians Abdur Razzaq, Tofail Ahmed, Kazi Zafrullah, Syed Abul Hossain, Saber Hossain Chowdhury.