Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 20:

Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived in Odisha capital today as part of her maiden-five day tour to India.

She received welcome from Odisha DGP, police commissioner and other distinguished personalities at the airport.

She was scheduled to land at around 12.50 pm, but she arrived in Bhubaneswar airport two hours late.

After arriving at airport, she proceeded towards Hotel Mayfair from where she is scheduled to move to Pokhariput to attend a woman empowerment programme.

Later, she will visit 12th century old Lingaraj temple in evening to offer prayer to deity.

On her two-day tour to Odisha, Bhandari is scheduled to meet Odisha Governor SC Jamir and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. She will visit Puri tomorrow to pay obeisance to Trinity at Sree Jagannath temple.