Prez on 3-day visit to Kerala from tomorrow

By PTI Published on Aug 04, 2018 03:43 PM IST

Thiruvananthapuram: President Ram Nath Kovind will arrive here tomorrow on a three-day visit to the state.

On August 6, the President will inaugurate the 'Festival of Democracy' to mark the conclusion of the diamond jubilee celebrations of the Kerala Legislative Assembly.

Official sources said Governor P Sathasivan, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan and Opposition leader in the state assembly Ramesh Chennithala would also attend the function to be held at the Legislature complex here.

The function would be followed by a two-day National Legislators Conference on 'Challenges in the Empowerment of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Independent India.'

On August 7, the President will inaugurate the centenary celebrations of St Thomas College, Thrissur, before returning to Delhi, the sources said.

The president's itinerary also includes offering prayers at the Sree Krishna temple in Guruvayoor on Wednesday, they added.