Illuminated Rashtra Niwas during Diwali Celebrations in 2017
|Former names||President's Palace|
|Owner||Government of Vishwamitra|
The Rashtra Niwas (translation, State House) is the official residence of the current Rashtradhyaksh Dhrubajyoti Roy. This is one of the top official buildings owned by the State of Vishwamitra and has exclusively been used to host various ceremonies like swearing-in programmes, investitures, etc. The building was also used once for the Budget sitting of the Parliament.
The building has two official suites and other personal rooms. The two official suites include - The Tanishkaa Patranabish Throne Room, named after Tanishkaa Patranabish while is used for oath taking ceremonies while the Durbar Hall is used for hosting various investiture ceremonies. It was formerly known as the President's Palace and was officially renamed in 2018.
It also hosts the Vishwamitran Royal Museum, which is a museum inside the complex of the Rashtra Niwas.
Flora and fauna
The late grandmother of the Rashtradhyaksh was fond of gardening and had planted a wide variety of trees and plants in the garden of the Rashtra Niwas, which includes trees of Mango, Jackfruit, Black plum, Coconut, Betel nuts and Banana. It also has a wide variety of flowering plants like Hibiscus, Shiuli, etc.
Galleries of events in the Convention Hall
10 Jul 2016-
Formal photograph taken after the Swearing-in Ceremony of the Council of Ministers by the President Tanishkaa Patranabish.
30 Mar 2017-
Prime Minister Dhrubajyoti Roy and Governor of Purvanchal Arnab Sil exchanging Holi Greetings.
23 Jul 2017-
President Dhrubajyoti Roy conferring the Friends Society Ratna upon Sarala Baishya.
23 Jul 2017-
Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Tanishkaa Patranabish presenting the National Budget.
19 Oct 2017-
President Dhrubajyoti Roy celebrating Diwali at the Rashtra Niwas.
01 June 2018-
Supreme Leader Dhrubajyoti Roy administering oath of office and allegiance to the President of the Council of Ministers.