Odisha

President Droupadi Murmu To Begin 4-Day Visit To 5 Districts Of Odisha From Feb 28; Know Her Itinerary

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OB Bureau

Bhubaneswar: President Droupadi Murmu will be embarking on a four-day visit to Odisha, starting February 28.

During her stay in Odisha, Murmu is scheduled to attend various events in her home district, Mayurbhanj, and in Keonjhar, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur.

According to official sources, the President will arrive in Mayurbhanj district on February 28 and inaugurate and lay foundation stones of several projects at her native place in Rairangpur. She is scheduled to lay the foundation stone of a holiday home of the CPWD and some highway projects, among others.

On February 29, she will spend around 30 minutes and offer prayers at Maa Kichakeswari temple between 10.10 am and 10.40 am before proceeding to Keonjhar to inaugurate a national-level seminar on tribals at Dharanidhar University.

In the evening, she will attend the 53rd Convocation of Utkal University in Bhubaneswar and stay overnight at Raj Bhavan.

On March 1, President Murmu will attend the 25th Convocation of Berhampur University in Ganjam district. The following day, she will participate in various programmes in Sambalpur before departing for Delhi.

Chief Secretary Pradeep Kumar Jena and DGP Arun Kumar Sarangi reviewed preparations for the President’s visit to the state at a high-level meeting, which was attended by collectors and SPs of the five districts, on Thursday.

This will be her third visit to her home district since assuming charge as the President in July 2022.

In November 2023, the President had inaugurated an Eklavya Model Residential School at Kuliana and also attended the inaugural session of the 36th Annual Conference and Literary Festival of All India Santali Writers’ Association at Baripada, in the tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj district. Earlier in May that year, she attended the convocation of Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanja Deo University in Baripada and also visited the Similipal Tiger Reserve.

OB Bureau

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