Bhubaneswar: President Droupadi Murmu will reach Odisha on a three-day visit from November 20-22.
As per reports, the President will take a flight from Kalaikunda airport, West Bengal, and arrive at Baripada in Mayurbhanj district at 1.55 pm on November 20, where she will attend the Literary Festival of All India Santali Writers’ Association as the chief guest.
On November 21, Murmu will inaugurate three new trains at Badampahar railway station. She will also travel on a train from Badampahar to Rairangpur.
Mayurbhanj district got three of the four pairs of trains – Kolkata (Shalimar)-Badampahar-Kolkata (Shalimar) Weekly Express, Badampahar-Rourkela-Badampahar Weekly Express, Rourkela-Tatanagar-Rourkela (6 days a week) and Tatanagar- Badampahar-Tatanagar (6 days a week) – that were recently approved by the Indian Railways in the jurisdiction of the South Eastern Railway jurisdiction.
On November 21 afternoon, she will attend the Annual Convocation of VSSUT, Burla.
On November 22, the President will attend RISE function of Brahma Kumaris at 11.05 am and will take a flight from Veer Surendra Sai Airport in Jharsuuguda to Delhi.
Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Bishweswar Tudu had earlier said that the President will inaugurate an Ekalavya Model Residential School at Kuliana in her home district Mayurbhanj.