President Draupadi Murmu will visit Northeast India early next month after the Diwali festival. As part of her visit, she will visit Mizoram on a two-day visit in early November. A state official informed about this. This is President Murmu’s first visit to Mizoram after becoming the President in July. She has already visited the state on July 7 to garner votes from members of the ruling Mizoram National Front (MNF) and the BJP for the presidential election.
The official said the President will attend the convocation of Mizoram University (MZU) on the western outskirts of Aizawl. Also she will inaugurate some facilities under the university on 3rd November. After this, she will also address the state assembly on November 4. State Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati has called a special session of the state assembly in view of the President’s visit.
According to assembly sources, the special session will begin on November 4 at 9:30 am. Significantly, Draupadi Murmu will be the third President to address the state assembly. Former President late APJ Abdul Kalam addressed the state assembly in 2005 and Draupadi Murmu’s predecessor, President Ram Nath Kovind in November 2017.