President of India Droupadi Murmu landed in Assam’s Bokakhat on Thursday afternoon to embark on her three-day visit to the state.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Governor Gulab Chand Kataria welcomed her at Bokakhat helipad.
President Murmu is on her three-day visit to Assam scheduled to attend Kaziranga Gaj Utsav as chief guest.
President Murmu will witness and enjoy the beautiful sights of the national park in a jeep and elephant safari.
Kaziranga Gaj Utsav is a yearly organised festival held at the national park for the conservation and protection of Asiatic elephant.
It is jointly organised by the forest department and tourism department with an aim to highlight and find ways to resolve increasing man-elephant conflict in the state.
Over hundreds of domestic Asiatic elephants, decorated from head to toe, participate in several programs such as parade, races, football and dance earning appreciations from the spectators.
President Murmu is also set to attend platinum jubilee celebration of Gauhati High Court which commenced on Wednesday.
The Platinum Jubilee celebrations of the high court will be graced by President Droupadi Murmu on April 7 (Friday) during her two-day visit to Assam. Chief Justice of India Justice Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud will also attend the function.