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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will present report to the "aam aadmi" (common man) on the UPA government's successful completion of six years on May 24 by holding a mega press conference at the Vigyan Bhawan here.
The event will be connected live to six metropolis through video conference system to enable the Prime Minister take questions from journalists in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Lucknow. The Press Information Bureau (PIB) and Ministry of External Affairs' XP Division are also arranging video facility to enable journalists ask questions from the foreign capitals.
Senior ministers will also be present on the occasion. Dr Harish Khare, the information adviser to PM, shall conduct the show. According to him, 250 TV news channels and 1500 accredited correspondents of the print media will be accommodated in the Vigyan Bhawan to join the commemoration of the sixth anniversary of the UPA regime.
A drill is going on in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) for the past one month to collect all the details of the success stories of the ministries from the secretaries for making them part of the PM's presentation to the nation.
The same day on May 24, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will be hosting a reception in the evening to the MPs of Congress and UPA allies. The Hotel Ashok is the tentative venue, while the final decision will be taken with the PMO's consent, the Congress sources said.
They said the AICC has already sent out a circular to the presidents of the state units of the Congress to organise functions in the respective state capitals highlighting achievements of the UPA during its six years in office.