|President to visit Mizoram today|
AIZAWL, Nov 28 - President Ram Nath Kovind will arrive in Aizawl on Wednesday on his two-day maiden visit to Mizoram.
State Protocol department officials said that Kovind would arrive at the Lengpui Airport on Wednesday after which he would fly to the Thuampui helipad in Aizawl by helicopter and would stay at the Raj Bhavan.
He is slated to inaugurate housing complexes for economically weaker sections under the ‘Basic Services to Urban Poor Scheme’ at Raj Bhavan after his arrival here on Wednesday.
The President would also address a special session of the Mizoram Legislative Assembly on Thursday, officials said.
Meanwhile, security has been beefed up in the State capital ahead of the President’s visit.
Police officials said that security and police personnel were deployed along the Thuampui to Raj Bhavan to keep vigil.
Use of drone or aerial cameras has been strictly prohibited in and around the Raj Bhavan, Chief Minister’s residence and Thuampui helipad in connection with the President’s visit.
Aizawl Traffic SP C Lalthanmawia has also issued an order prohibiting parking by roadside for free traffic movement during the President visit.
The order said that parking of any vehicle along roadside between Thuampui helipad junction to Raj Bhavan via Bawngkawn, Chaltlang, Chanmari, Zarkawt, Dawrpui, Zodin and Treasury square is strictly prohibited on November 29 from 9 am to 5 pm.