The President of India, Shri Pranab
Mukherjee inaugurated the Dr. Nirmal Kumar Phadkule Auditorium in
Solapur today. Speaking on the occasion the President hoped the
auditorium will be helpful to young artists, sportspersons and
litterateurs in Solapur. He also said the Solapur had a rich cultural
tradition and a number of Freedom fighters hailed from Solapur.
The Maharashtra Governor, Shri K.
Shankaranarayan, The Maharashtra Chief Minister, Shri Prithviraj Chavan,
The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad,
the Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Ms. Kumari Selja,
Maharashtra State Ministers, Madhukar Chavan and Laxman Dhgobale were
also present on the occasion.