Affectionate welcome awaits Pranab Mukherjee at his Bangladesh 'sasural' immortalised by Rabindranath Tagore
The village has been gripped by a festive mood ever since the news filtered in that Mukherjee, accompanied by his wife Shuvra who was born in the village and spent a few years of her early life here, would come calling at the ancestral house of his in-laws tomorrow morning.
The house of Mukherjee's in-laws has got a facelift by Narail district administration ahead of the first couple's visit and an 8-km road connecting the district headquarter town of Narail with Bhadrabila has been repaired to enable the President and his wife a smooth drive to their destination.
Kazi Rakib, a resident of Bhadrabila, was agog ahead of Mukherjee's visit to the village.
"It is a great pleasure for us that Pranab Mukharjee, our brother- in-law, will visit our village. We will accord a warm reception to him," Rakib said.
Narail Deputy Commissioner Md Zohirul Haque said the President is likely to stay at his father-in-law's house at the village for about an hour and then leave for Kushtia district to visit Tagore's Kuthibari at Shilaidaha.
District administration sources said a helicopter, carrying Mukherjee and Shuvra will land on Narail Government Boys' High School ground in Narail town from where the first couple will go to Bhadrabila.
Shuvra was born to late Amarendro Ghose and Mira Rani Ghose and
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