AGARTALA, Sept 24 – President Pratibha Patil, arrived here today on a two-day maiden visit to Tripura.
The President was received at the Agartala airport by Governor D Y Patil, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and his Cabinet colleagues, DIG Police Control, Nepal Das said.
From the airport the President went straight to the Raj Bhavan.
The President would be given a civic reception by the Agartala Municipal Council (AMC) here this evening.
Patil’s scheduled departure from Aizawl to here was delayed due to inclement weather.
The President, who is the Visitor of the Tripura University, would attend it’s 8th Convocation at Suriyamaninagar tomorrow.
Security has been beefed up in the State in view of the President’s visit. – PTI