President Murmu Takes A Stroll On Puri Beach, Enquires On Safety Arrangements

Puri: President Murmu takes a stroll on the Puri beach for almost half an hour and sits and enjoys the view on Monday morning. President Draupadi Murmu reached Puri on Sunday to witness the Rath Yatra festival along with lakhs of devotees.

She witnessed the sacred procession of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, and Goddess Subhadra. Heavy security has been deployed in view of President Murmu’s visit to Puri. From the security point of view, the areas where the President will visit and stay have been declared as ‘No Drone Zone’ and ‘No Flying Zone.’ This order shall be strictly implemented.

It is learnt that extensive security measures have been put in place for President Murmu’s visit to Puri to witness Rath Yatra. While a VIP zone has been planned for the Odisha Governor, Chief Minister, Union Ministers and other dignitaries, a buffer zone has been planned for the President.

A dedicated team led by a senior SP rank officer has been formed to supervise the visit of Murmu to the pilgrim town. On July 8 morning that is today, she visited the Puri beach and then she will visit Udayagiri caves and interact with the students of Bibhuti Kanungo College of Art and Crafts and Utkal University of Culture.

Then the President will then inaugurate the Divine Retreat Centre of Brahma Kumaris at Haridamada village near Bhubaneswar and launch the ‘Lifestyle for Sustainability’ campaign. Later, President Murmu will grace the 13th graduation ceremony of the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) in Bhubaneswar on July 9.

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