Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Bhubaneswar today on a two-day visit to Odisha in a special flight of the Indian Air Force.
Kovind landed with his wife Savita Kovind at Biju Patnaik International Airport at around 7.30 PM.
Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, CM Naveen Patnaik, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Interim DGP Satyajit Mohanty, MP Aparajita Sarangi and other dignitaries welcomed the President and the first lady of the country at the airport.
On Sunday, he is slated to lay the foundation stone of Paika Rebellion Memorial at Barunei hills in Khurda. He will also attend the valedictory ceremony of Platinum Jubilee celebrations of Utkal University in Bhubaneswar later in the day.