President Kovind to visit Ujjain’s Mahakal Temple tomorrow: All you need to know

Sunday is the second and final day of the President’s Madhya Pradesh visit.

President Ramanath Kovind will conclude his 2-day Madhya Pradesh visit in Ujjain on Sunday. The President will first inaugurate the 59th session of the All-India Ayurveda Convention, after which he will visit the famous Mahakal Temple.

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President Kovind is accompanied by his wife Savita Kovind. On Saturday, Ujjaini Collector Ashish Singh reviewed the preparations for the arrival of India’s first citizen and first lady.

Here is what you need to know about President Kovind’s visit to Mahakal Temple:

(1.) The VIP ‘darshan’ is closed from 7 am to 1 pm, while the public’s access is restricted from 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm. Ordinary visitors enter from gate number 4 (in front of the Ganesh temple) through the marble ‘galihara’ and the Kartika mantapa and exit the same path.

(2.) The drone-free zone has been declared to have immediate impact on areas within two kilometers of the Helipad, Circuit House, Mahakal Temple and Kalidas Academy. Any drone operating in the area will be destroyed and action will be taken against operators under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

(3.) A total of five zones have been declared ‘VIP Zones’. Citizens are requested to use these routes only if necessary, from 9 am to 1 pm.

(4.) A large number of passes have been issued for media coverage in view of security arrangements. Also, reports of media neglect by the sheriff are described as ‘avoidable’ and ‘untrue’.

(5.) Also, according to Hindustan Times’ sister publisher Live Hindustan, President Kovind spends 90 minutes at the convention and 45 minutes at the temple.


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