Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind will arrive in Odisha on a two-day visit today. During his visit, the President will lay the foundation stone for the Paika Rebellion Memorial at Barunei Hill in Khurda on Sunday.
Kovind would arrive at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) on Saturday evening (7.30 pm) and proceed to Raj Bhawan for a night stay.
Extensive security arrangements have been made in Bhubaneswar and Khurda in view of President Ram Nath Kovind’s visit to Odisha.
On December 8, the President will lay the foundation stone of Paika Rebellion Memorial at Barunei hills in Khurda to mark the completion of 200 years of the uprising which is considered as the first war of Indian Independence. Kovind will also attend a general meeting and deliver a speech at the venue.
Later in the day, he will attend the valedictory ceremony of the Platinum Jubilee celebration of Utkal University at 12:35 PM. In the evening, the President will return to Delhi.