The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will proceed to the Rashtrapati Nilayam in Bolarum, Secunderabad for the customary winter sojourn from 19th December, 2013 to 31st December, 2013.
From Secunderabad, the President will visit Tamil Nadu and Kerala on December 20, 2013. In Tamil Nadu, he will inaugurate the 28th Indian Engineering Congress and the School of Commerce and Economics of Loyola College at Chennai. In Kerala, he will unveil a statue of late Shri K. Karunakaran, former Chief Minister of Kerala, at Thiruvananthapuram and inaugurate the 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Mahatma Ayyan Kali at Kochi on the same day.
On December 23, 2013 the President will attend the concluding function of Centenary Celebrations of Dr. Neelam Sanjeev Reddy, former President of India at Ananthapuram, Andhra Pradesh.