Lucknow, Jun 28 (UNI): President Ramnath Kovind reached Lucknow on his two-day visit by the Presidential express train from Kanpur just around noon on Monday.
Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath along with several ministers and senior state officials welcomed the President at the platform number one of Charbagh railway station. The President went directly to Rajbhavan from the railway station.
Officials here said that President will attend a high tea programme at the Rajbhavan in the evening where Chief Justice of India (CJI) N V Ramana and acting chief justice of Allahabad high court Munishwar Nath Bhandari along with other HC judges and dignitaries would attend.
Governor and chief minister too will attend all programmes of the President.
After night stay in Rajbhavan, President Ramnath Kovind on Tuesday will return back to Delhi after laying the foundation stone of the proposed Ambedkar Centre in Lucknow at around 1130 hours.
The President was in Kanpur for the past three days after reaching there by Presidential Express train on June 25 night.
He visited his ancestral Paraunkh village in Kanpur Dehat district on Sunday.
Meanwhile, security has been tightened at the Charbagh station and at other places from where the President’s convey will pass in the state capital on Monday.