Chennai: President Ram Nath Kovind will arrive here on 2 August on a five-day visit to Tamilnadu.
According to the President’s itinerary, Kovind will arrive here at 12.45 pm and after a brief reception, will proceed to Raj Bhavan for launch.
At 5 pm, Kovind will participate in the commemoration of 100th year of Madras Legislative Council and also unveil the statue of former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi in the Legislative Assembly premises.
After the hour-long function, Kovind will leave for Raj Bhavan for an overnight stay.
On 3 August, he will leave for Sulur Airfield in Nilgiris district from where he would reach Raj Bhavan at Ooty by a helicopter.
On 4 August, the President will attend an event at the Defence Services Staff College in Wellington.
On 5 August, he was expected to visit some popular tourist spots in Ooty and would leave for Chennai on 6 August en route Delhi.
Elaborate security arrangerments have been made in view of the President’s visit, sources said.