Thiruvannathapuram: President Ram Nath Kovind reached Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday at about 9.30 am. He landed at the Thiruvannathapuram Air Force Technical area and was welcomed by the Kerala Governor, chief minister and other senior dignitaries.  He will leave for Kollam to take part in the inauguration of the charity programmes as part of the 64th birthday celebrations of Mata Amritanandamayi at Kollam.

The President will visit Amritapuri, Kollam to attend the launch of welfare progammes organised by the Mata Amritanandamayi Math which include unveiling of Amrita clean water initiatives for rural India and distribution of certificates of official ODF status to 10 villages adopted by Mata Amritanandamayi Math.