President arrives in Kerala today
President Pranab Mukherjee will arrive in Kerala on a day's visit. He will land in the state capital at 3.50 pm. The President will unveil the statue of former chief minister K Karunakaran at Kanakakkunnu and he will fly out to Kochi at 5.50 after participating in the induction programme of the statue at Senate Hall here.
At 6.30pm, the President will inaugurate the closing ceremony of a programme organised by Kerala Pulayar Maha Sabha to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Ayyankali at Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium. He is expected to head to the Naval airbase by 7.50pm. From there he will fly to Hyderabad at 8.25pm.
As part of the security measures, traffic through Willingdon Island-Jos Junction-Elamkulam and Kadavanthra-Kathrikadavu-Karanakodam roads will be regulated from 4 pm onwards.