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President Patil visits J&K

May 23, 2008

President Pratibha Patil arrived in Srinagar on a five-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

On her arrival at the Srinagar airport, the President was received by Governor Lieutenant General (Retired) S K Sinha, Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Minister for Water Resources Saifuddin Soz and Deputy Chief Minister Muzaffar Hussain Baig.

A guard of honour was presented to the President by a contingent of the Indian Air Force before she flew to a forward post to address the troops.

Image : President Patil tries out a weapon captured from terrorists at the Shararat Post in Tandhar sector of J&K while on a visit to forward areas in the state.

Text : Mukhtar Ahmad | Photograph: RB Photo

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