New Delhi: The president of India, Droupadi Murmu, will take a flight in the Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter jet on Saturday from the Tezpur Air Force Station, an official spokesperson announced. She will follow the footsteps of former president Pratibha Patil, who had flown in the same aircraft in 2009.
President Murmu will be on a three-day visit to Assam from April 6 to 8, the spokesperson said.
“On April 8, 2023, the president will experience a sortie on the Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter jet at the Tezpur Air Force Station,” the official said.
She will also inaugurate the Gaj Utsav-2023 at the Kaziranga National Park on April 7 and later at Guwahati, she will flag off the Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition-2023.
On the same day, she will also attend the function being organised to mark the completion of 75 years of the Gauhati High Court at Guwahati, the spokesperson said.