President Kovind to lay foundation stone for fort renovation in MP
Jabalpur, Mar 08: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday left from here for Damoh district where he will lay the foundation stone for renovation work of the Singourgarh Fort and participate ina 'Janjatiya Sammelan', an official said.
Kovind, who arrived here on Saturday for a two-day visit to Madhya Pradesh, left for Jalhari village in Damoh around 9.30 am on Sunday in a helicopter from the Dumna Airport here.
He was accompanied by Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Minister of State for Steel Faggan Singh Kulaste, the official said.
The Singourgarh Fort in Damoh is associated with the erstwhile Gondwana kingdom's Rani Durgavati, he said.