President Ram Nath Kovind reached Lucknow today for a four- day visit to Uttar Pradesh. Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath welcomed President Ram Nath Kovind on his arrival at Lucknow. During this visit, he will take part in various programmes scheduled in Lucknow, Gorakhpur and Ayodhya.
President Ram Nath Kovind will grace the 9th Convocation of the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow today evening. He will also lay the foundation stone of Savitribai Phule Girls’ Hostel. Tomorrow, the President will unveil a statue of Dr Sampurnanand, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and inaugurate an Auditorium at the Capt. Manoj Pandey Sainik School in Lucknow.
On the same day, he will also grace the 26th Convocation of the Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow. On August 28, the President will leave for Gorakhpur and after taking part in a function he will come back to Lucknow same day.
On August 29, the President will visit Ayodhya by train from Lucknow where he will launch various projects related to the development of the city. The President will also visit the construction site of Shri Ram Temple and perform Pooja.