Ram Nath Kovind praised people of J&K of showing courage in facing challenges

Vastavam web: Praising the people of Jammu and Kashmir, President Ram Nath Kovind has said that they showed courage, fortitude and resilience in the face of challenges arising because of multiple factors.Speaking at a civic reception hosted in his honour at Amar Mahal palace in Jammu last night, Kovind appreciated the state government and the people for showing commitment to development.

He talked about development-related works being carried out in the statye – including the longest road tunnel on Jammu-Srinagar national highway, Mata Vaishnodevi railway station at Katra, and setting up of an IIT, an IIM and AIIMS.

He also talked about the children visiting him at Rashtrapati Bhavan from remote areas of Jammu and Kashmir.Governor N N Vohra hosted a banquet at Raj Bhavan for President Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind last night.Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and her deputy Nirmal Singh attended the reception and the banquet.