Assam: President Murmu inaugurates Gaj Utsav in Kaziranga


President Droupadi Murmu inaugurated a two-day ‘Gaj Utsav-2023’ today (April 7) at the Kaziranga National Park High School’s playground field in Assam.

Meanwhile, President Murmu also witnessed cultural performances comprising Bhortal, Jhumur and Bihu dance forms by Assamese artists at Kohora.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Governor Gulab Chand Kataria were in attendance at the occasion. 

The President will leave for Guwahati in the afternoon where she will flag off the ‘Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition-2023’. Later in the evening, she is also scheduled to attend the platinum jubilee celebrations of the Gauhati High Court.

Earlier today, President Murmu took a jeep safari inside the Kaziranga National Park’s central range during the second day of her Assam visit. On Saturday (April 8), she will take a sortie on the Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft at the Air Force station in Tezpur, before departing for Delhi.