Prez arrives in Shimla, to address Himachal assembly session today

Tribune News Service

Shimla, September 16

Amid tight security, President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Shimla this afternoon. He landed at the Annadale ground from where he drove straight to Cecil Hotel.

The President was received at the Annadale helipad by Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, Speaker Vipin Singh Parmar, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Bhardwaj, Mayor, Shimla Municipal Corporation, Satya Kaundal, Army Commander Lt General, ARTRAC, Raj Shukla, Chief Secretary Ram Subhag Singh, Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu, Secretary, GAD, Devesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, Shimla, Aditya Negi and Superintendent of Police, Shimla, Monika Bhatungru.

During his four-day visit to Shimla, the President will address a special session of the Vidhan Sabha to mark the golden jubilee anniversary of statehood on September 17, visit the Indian Audit and Accounts Academy - Yarrows on September 18 and return on September 19.

Kovind will be the third President to address the Assembly. Former Presidents APJ Abdul Kalam and Pranab Mukherjee addressed the Vidhan Sabha in 2003 and 2014, respectively. As many as 73 former MLA and MPs, including two former chief ministers Shanta Kumar and Prem Kumar Dhumal, and former Speakers, are likely to attend the session.

Courtesy: Tribune News Service

Post a Comment

* Please Don't Spam Here. All the Comments are Reviewed by Admin.

Top Post Ad