The President of the country, Ram Nath Kovind, is on a three-day visit to Bihar with his family. Where he visited Khadi Mall in Patna. Bihar minister Shahnawaz Hussain received him. Ram Nath Kovind and his wife Savita Kovind pay homage at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Khadi Mall and try their hand at the eight spindle charkha at Khadi Mall. The President started his tour of Bihar from Harmandir Sahib Gurdwara in Patna City. Where he bowed his head and took the blessings of Harmandir Sahib. After which he reached Mahavir temple to visit. There he worshiped Lord Hanuman and went straight to Khadi Mall.
Bought silk saree for wife and daughter
Earlier in the day, he laid the foundation stone of the Centenary Memorial Stambh and planted a sapling of Mahabodhi tree in the Bihar Assembly Complex on the occasion. On reaching Khadi Mall, the President first offered a garland of flowers to the statue of Gandhiji and bowed to him. After which he was also seen running the hand spinning wheel. Apart from this, President Ram Nath Kovind bought 3 kurtas and 2 pajamas for himself and silk saris for wife and daughter. President Kovind, who came to visit the same Mahavir temple, was given a memento of Ram temple.
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Remembering Mahatma Gandhi
It is worth noting that during this time, tight security arrangements were made on the roads through which the convoy of the President passed. There was also a crowd of people outside the barricading, who were seen making videos of their convoy from mobile. People looked desperate to get a glimpse of President Kovind. While speaking about Bihar’s contribution to democracy, the President said that he is proud that Bihar has been the land of the world’s first democracy. Lord Buddha taught wisdom and compassion to the early republics of the world. Also, on the basis of the democratic system of those republics, Lord Buddha laid down the rules of ‘Sangha’. Speaking about the ban on sale and consumption of liquor in Bihar, the President said that in the Constitution, the duty of the State to improve public health is clearly mentioned under the ‘Directive Principles of State Policy’. This duty also includes a ban on the consumption of alcohol and substances injurious to health.
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