The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today attended a book release function at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He released a book named “Rashtrapati Bhavan: From Raj to Swaraj” and presented its first copy to the President.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister conveyed his best wishes to President Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of his birthday.
He recalled President Mukherjee's guidance in the initial days of his Prime Minister-ship, and hoped that the nation would continue to benefit from President Mukherjee's experience for a long period. He said it has been his good fortune to have got the opportunity to work with, and learn from President Pranab Mukherjee.
The Prime Minister said that the three books released today gave an insight into various aspects of Rashtrapati Bhavan, including its history, and the life and activities of its residents.
The Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Shri Ajay Mittal facilitated the release of the book, “From Raj to Swaraj". All the three books have been published by Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.