Vice President arrives in Odisha

The Samikhsya Bureau

BHUBANESWAR: On his two-day visit to the State, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu arrived here today.

He landed at the Biju Patnaik International Airport at around 11.15 am by an Indian Air Force special flight.

Governor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik welcomes him upon his arrival at the airport following which he drove to the Raj Bhawan where he will stay tonight.

The Vice President is scheduled to inaugurate the 600th birth anniversary celebrations of Adikabi Sarala Das at Sarala Bhawan in Cuttack later in the evening today.

On Saturday, Naidu will attend the 50th convocation of Utkal University as the Chief Guest.

He will return to Raj Bhawan for lunch and will return to New Delhi by the Indian Air Force special flight at around 5 pm.