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Dec 10, 2018
1:20PM

President Kovind visits Gorakhnath temple at Gorakhpur

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President Ramnath Kovind has said that education is key for development and quality education can help the country develop faster. Addressing a function of the Maharana Pratap Shiksha Parishad in Gorakhpur this morning, Mr. Kovind said education makes a child good human being.

He said Maharana Pratap Education Council is doing commendable work in spreading education in eastern Uttar Pradesh. Mr Kovind called upon youth to make Gorakhpur a hub of knowledge and derive inspiration from the life of Maharana Pratap. He said, the Uttar Pradesh cannot develop without the progress in Poorvanchal.

The President also visited the Gorakhnath temple at Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh and worshipped there for about 30 minutes. Mr Kovind also paid floral tributes at the samadhi of Mahant Digvijaynath and Mahant Avaidhnath. UP Governor Ram Naik, chief minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Minister Shiv Pratap Shukla were present on the occasion.

Mr Kovind arrived in Gorakhpur on December 9 on a two-day visit to the city.   
 

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