Nagpur, Sep 6: President Pratibha Patil will arrive here on Saturday, Sep 6 on a two-day visit to Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. After reaching Nagpur by a special flight, the President will fly to Achalpur in Amravati District for laying the foundation stone of Finlay Mills.
After an overnight stay at Amravati, the president will flag off a twice-a-week Amravati-Mumbai train on Sunday afternoon and lay the foundation stone for modernization of Amravati Railway Station. Maharashtra Governor S C Jamir, Union Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Deputy Chief Minister R R Patil are attending the President"s programmes. Patil will fly back to New Delhi the same evening via Nagpur.