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Nepal prez Bidya Devi Bhandari begins 2-day Odisha tour

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

President Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived here today on a two-day visit to during which she will visit Lingaraj Temple and Sri Jagannth Temple at Puri.

Governor S C Jamir, Minister Pradip Kumar Amat, Home Secretary Asit Tripathy, K B Singh received the president at Biju Patnaik International Airport here.

As per the programme, Bhandari will attend a women's empowerment programme at Mission Shakti Bhavan here before heading for a darshan of Lord Lingaraj at the 11th century Shiv shrine here. She will offer puja at the temple.

She will spend the night at the here, official sources said.

Bhandari will visit Sri Jagannath Temple tomorrow at about 10.55 AM tomorrow and return to by an special aircraft at 2.25 PM, Home Department sources said.

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First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 16:32 IST