President Draupadi Murmu left on Wednesday on a four-day visit to three northeastern states of Nagaland, Mizoram and Sikkim. Officials gave this information.
She said that during her first official visit to these northeastern states, Murmu would inaugurate and lay foundation stones of several projects.
According to officials, Murmu first reached Nagaland’s capital Kohima on Wednesday, where the state government had organized a program to welcome her.
They said that the President virtually inaugurated newly constructed government schools, roads built under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) and Kohima Super Market in Kohima on Wednesday.
According to officials, on Thursday Murmu will homage to the martyrs at the Kohima War Memorial and visit Kigwema, one of the oldest villages of the Angami tribe, about 15 km from the state capital. She also interacted with the members of the Village Council of Kigwema and members of self-help groups.
On Thursday, the President will attend the 17th convocation of Mizoram University in Aizawl and inaugurate various education-related projects in the state, officials said.
He said Murmu would also attend a reception organized in her honor by the Mizoram government at the Raj Bhavan in Aizawl.
According to officials, on Friday, the President will address the members of the Mizoram Legislative Assembly in Aizawl.
He said that Murmu would start a two-day visit to Sikkim from November 4, where a grand program would be organized to welcome her.
According to officials, the President will virtually inaugurate the Atal Setu at Rangpo on the Sewok-Gangtok road, the two-lane Chisopani traffic tunnel in East Sikkim and the VC Ganju Lama Girls’ Hostel at Ravangla in South Sikkim.
The National Institute of Technology (NIT) at Khamdong in Murmu East Sikkim, widening and improvement of the road between Namchi to Birhang connecting west to south districts, District Hospital at Singtam and World Renewal Spiritual Brahmakumari at Namchi in South Sikkim, officials said. She will also lay the foundation stone for projects like the Centre.
According to officials, the President will interact with women achievers in various fields at an event in Ravangla before leaving for Bagdogra airport in neighboring West Bengal to return to New Delhi on November 5.
Murmu had last month visited two other states in the northeastern region – Tripura and Assam.