President Ram Nath Kovind along with his wife reached at Charbagh railway station in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh after an estimated 90-minute journey from Kanpur. The President was received by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Governor Anandiben Patel.
As per itinerary, from the railway station, the president went directly to the Raj Bhawan where he will spend the next two days. He is scheduled to attend a high tea program at the Raj Bhawan in the evening with senior judges of the Allahabad High Court, with sources saying Chief Justice of India Justice N V Ramana will also be present there.
On Tuesday, the president will lay the foundation stone of Ambedkar Memorial Cultural Centre before flying to New Delhi. The state Cabinet last week gave its apparoval to the transfer of land for the establishment of the cultural center.
The president had arrived at Kanpur on June 25 on a five-day visit to the state. He had been in Kanpur for the past three days during which, besides meeting dignitaries and eminent people, he also paid a visit to his native village Paraunkh in Kanpur Dehat on Sunday and interacted with his old acquaintances.
Earlier, On June 25, President Ram Nath Kovind took a train journey to visit his native village in Uttar Pradesh after 15 years. The President boarded a special train from Safdarjung railway station in Delhi and visited his birthplace Paraunkh in Kanpur on June 27.