Indian President Mukherjee reaches Janakpur

KATHMANDU: Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who is on a three-day state visit to Nepal, reached Janakpur on Friday.

Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi received Mukherjee at the Janakpur Airport.

The Indian President is scheduled to perform a ‘special puja’ at the Janaki Temple.

Mukherjee will also visit Pokhara today itself.

He will take a chartered flight from Janakpur to the Lake City at 1:00pm.

It has been learned that he will address ex-Gurkha soldiers at the pension camp in Pokhara’s Ram Bazaar.

The Indian President will return to India today itself.