Hyderabad: President Droupadi Murmu arrived here by a special IAF flight from New Delhi on Monday for a five-day stay at Rashtrapathi Nilayam in Bollarum as part of Southern Sojourn.
She was received at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) at Shamsabad near the city by Telangana Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan and Minister Satyavathi Rathod besides officials.
Murmu later left to Srisailam along with Soundararajan and Union Minister G Kishan Reddy in three choppers where she will have darshan of Lord Mallikarjuna Swamy and Goddess Bramarambika in the Temple in Andhra Pradesh.
She will also perform special pujas in the temple.
The President will inaugurate projects related to the development of Srisailam Temple under PRASHAD scheme of Union Ministry of Tourism.
She will also visit Sri Shivaji Spoorthy Kendram at Srisailam, before reaching Hakimpet Air Force Station near Hyderabad at 4.15 pm today.
The President will pay floral tributes at War memorial in Bollarum, Secunderabad at 5.20 pm this evening.
Murmu will take part in the Dinner hosted by Governor in honour of the President at Raj Bhavan tonight.
The President on December 27 will address the students and faculty members of Keshav Memorial Educational Society in Hyderabad.
On the same day, she will visit Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy to address the Officer Trainees of Indian Police Service (74th RR Batch).
Murmu will also inaugurate the Wide Plate Mill of Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI) here.
The President on December 28 will visit Sri Seetharama Chandra Swamyvari Devasthanam in Bhadrachalam and lay the foundation stone for the development of tourism infrastructure at Bhadrachalam Temple under PRASHAD scheme.
She will also inaugurate Sammakka Saralamma Janjati Pujari Sammelan, organised by the Vanvasi Kalyan Parishad –Telangana as well as virtually inaugurate Eklavya Model Residential Schools of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs at Komaram Bheem Asifabad and Mahabubabad districts of Telangana.
On the same day, the President will visit Ramappa Temple in Warangal district where she will lay the foundation stones for development of tourism infrastructure at Ramappa Temple and restoration of Kameshwaralaya Temple.
On December 29 the President will interact with the students and faculty members of G. Narayanamma Institute of Technology and Science (for Women) as well as students and staff of BM Malani Nursing College and Suman Junior College of Mahila Dakshata Samithi at Hyderabad.
On the same day, she will visit the Statue of Equality at Sriramnagaram in Shamshabad near Hyderabad.
On December 30, 2022, the President will host veer naris and other dignitaries over a lunch at Rashtrapati Nilayam, before returning to Delhi.