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Kurukshetra: President to inaugurate Gita Mahotsav on November 29

The President will also be the chief guest at the 18th convocation of the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra.

Statesman News Service | Chandigarh |

Elaborate security arrangements have been made in Kurukshetra in view of the November 29 visit of President Droupadi Murmu to the holy city for formally inaugurating the main programmes of the International Gita Mahotsav-2022 (IGM-2022).

Director General of Police (DGP), Haryana, PK Agrawal visited Kurukshetra to review security arrangements. About 4000 police personnel have been deployed on VVIP security duties. The Brahma Sarovar area is being monitored by the police with the help of CCTV cameras.

With more than 250 CCTV cameras installed at Brahma Sarovar, every activity of the International Gita Mahotsav is being monitored, an official spokesperson said.

The President will formally inaugurate the main programmes to be held during the ‘IGM-2022’ with Gita Pujan at Brahma Sarovar at 11 am. Then she will inaugurate the three-day International Gita Seminar at Kurukshetra University.

The President will visit the state exhibition, Haryana Pavilion, Crafts Garden, and the pavilions of the partner state Madhya Pradesh and will also participate in the International Gita Seminar at Shrimad Bhagavad Gita Sadan, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.

After this, she will virtually inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of three big projects of the state government, including an e-ticketing system in Haryana transport and the Mukhyamantri Swasthya Sarvekshan Yojana.

The President would also be the Chief Guest at the 18th convocation of the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra where she will confer degrees to the graduating students.

President Murmu will also lay the foundation stone of Sirsa medical college to be built at a cost of about Rs 1090 crore. An official spokesperson said this 539-bed medical college will be built on about 22 acres. The college will have 100 MBBS seats.

The spokesperson further informed that this medical college and hospital would provide health services to the state of Haryana and its neighbouring states like Punjab and Rajasthan.