Prez on two-day visit to Bhopal beginning April 15

Bhopal: President Pranab Mukherjee will arrive here for a two-day visit on April 15 to take part in a programme ‘Retreat of Supreme Court Judges’ at the National Judicial Academy (NJA).

Mukherjee will inaugurate the programme at NJA which will see participation of all the judges of Supreme Court including the Chief Justice of India, T S Thakur, an official release said today.

“All arrangements are being made for the Presidential visit on April 15-16,” Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Bhopal, Raman Singh Sikarwar told PTI today.

The President will arrive here in late afternoon on April 15 and leave for New Delhi in the noon of April 16. He will stay at the Madhya Pradesh Raj Bhawan.

MP Chief Secretary, Antony DeSa recently reviewed preparations for the Presidential visit in a meeting which was attended by top officials of the state and Army.

Meanwhile, in view of the President’s visit, the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) is making all efforts to beautify the roads on which Mukherjee’s cavalcade will move.