Mayurbhanj All Set To Welcome Its Daughter As Droupadi Murmu Begins 3-Day Odisha Visit Today
Bhubaneswar: President Droupadi Murmu will embark on 3-day Odisha visit from Monday and her home district Mayurbhanj is plastered with pictures and banners welcoming its daughter. Security has also been reinforced in Baripada, Pahadpur, Badampahar and Rairangpur.
This would be her second visit to Mayurbhanj after becoming the President.
She will arrive at Baripada helipad from Kalaikunda airport in West Bengal at 10.55 am and may also stay in her residence at Rairangpur. Apart from attending several programmes in Mayurbhanj and Sambalpur districts, Murmu will travel from Badampahar to Rairangpur in Badampahar-Kolkata (Shalimar) Express for 32-km on Tuesday.
According to a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday, the President will attend the inaugural session of the 36th Annual Conference and Literary Festival of All India Santali Writers’ Association at Baripada on November 20. On the same day, she will also inaugurate an Eklavya Model Residential School at Kuliana.
On November 21, Murmu will inaugurate a skill training centre at Pahadpur village. Subsequently, she will visit Badampahar railway station, where she will flag off three new trains (BadampaharTatanagar MEMU, Badampahar-Rourkela Weekly Express and Badampahar-Shalimar Weekly Express), inaugurate new Rairangpur postal division, release a commemorative cover of Rairangpur postal division and lay the foundation stone for redevelopment of Badampahar railway station.
The President will also travel from Badampahar to Rairangpur in the Badampahar-Shalimar express. She will attend the 15th annual convocation of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, in the evening.
On November 22, Murmu will launch the National Education Campaign-New Education for New India, organised by Brahma Kumaris at Sambalpur, it added.
On Sunday, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Eastern Range Himanshu Kumar Lal reviewed the security arrangements for her visit. Mock drills were conducted in Rairangpur and Pahadpur. An Indian Air Force helicopter trial-landed at Baripada Police Reserve Fields on Saturday in preparation for the President’s arrival in Rairangpur.