President Ram Nath Kovind reached Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh on his 5 day visit to the state yesterday. He reached Kanpur Central railway station yesterday evening in a special presidential train. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Governor Anandiben Patel welcomed the President and his family at their arrival. During his five day tour, the President will visit his birthplace Paraunkh in Kanpur Dehat district and later he will go to state capital Lucknow. Today, Mr Kovind will meet some dignitaries in Kanpur. He will take part in programs scheduled at his birthplace tomorrow.
A Special Presidential train reached Kanpur Central railway station at around 7:45 p.m. in the evening yesterday. During the journey from Delhi to Kanpur. The special presidential train stopped at Jhinjhak and Rura stations of Kanpur Dehat, where the President interacted with his old acquaintances from his school days and from early days of his social service. President received a grand welcome at these stations. During interaction with their friends and associates at these railway stations President Ramnath Kovind asked everyone to follow the covid protocol strictly. He also remembered those who lost their lives recently in the second wave of covid in state.
The two stop-overs are close to the President’s birthplace, village Paraunkh of Kanpur Dehat, where two functions to felicitate him are scheduled tomorrow. On Monday, the President will board the train at Kanpur Central railway station to reach Lucknow for his two-day visit to the state capital. On June 29, he will return to New Delhi on a special flight.