President Ram Nath Kovind reached Udhgamandalam in Nilgiris district on Tuesday on a three-day visit, during which he will engage in a grand function at the Defence Service Staff College in Wellington.
Let us tell you that Kovind arrived at Sulur Air Force station in Coimbatore from Chennai where he attended the event to mark the centenary celebrations of Tamil Nadu State Assembly and also to unveil the portrait of former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Monday. He was welcomed at the Air Force station by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and some state ministers and senior district and police officials.
He left for Udhagamandalam by a chopper and will stay for three days at Raj Bhavan, the sources said. Kovind will join in a function at the Defence Service Staff College in Wellington on Wednesday. The president is scheduled to depart for Delhi on August 6. Meanwhile, the Coimbatore district administration has banned the flying of drones in and around Sulur Air Force Station till August 6.