New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind is planning to tour three Uttar Pradesh cities namely Lucknow, Gorakhpur and Ayodhya from August 26 to 29, the President’s Secretariat briefed on Tuesday. President Kovind will go to Ayodhya by train from Lucknow on August 29 and attend the erection site of Ram Temple and perform a Pooja.
In Ayodhya, he will also initiate several schemes of the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh Government including renovation/construction of Tulsi Smarak Bhavan and progression of Nagar Bus Stand and Ayodhya Dham.
According to an official statement, the President will be in Lucknow on August 26 and August 27 to meet two convention ceremonies and unveil a statue of Dr Sampurnanand, Ex-Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He will also launch an auditorium at the Capt Manoj Pandey Sainik School in Lucknow.
On August 28, President Kovind will lay the foundation stone for the Mahayogi Guru Gorakhnath AYUSH Mahavidyalaya and launch the Mahayogi Gorakhnath Vishwavidyalaya at Gorakhpur.
President Kovind’s visit to Uttar Pradesh will allegedly be his second one in the past two months. Previously in June, he had toured his village Paraunkh in Kanpur. He had taken a train from Delhi’s Safdarjung railway station to reach his village.
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