President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates ‘Ashiana Annexe’ in Dehradun, Uttarakhand

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the annexe of the presidential retreat Ashiana which has accommodation facilities for accompanying officers and staff of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The Ashiana retreat was built originally as a bungalow of the commandant of the President’s Bodyguard and was revived by Mukherjee after long years of disuse. K R Narayanan, in March 1998, was the last president to stay here.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • Rashtrapati Ashiana was built by British in 1920 as Commandant’s Bungalow.

Source- The Hindu 

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