President Kovind addresses a special function to mark the centenary of the Madras Legislative Council
President Ram Nath Kovind today addressed a special function to mark Centenary Celebrations of Madras Legislative Council in Chennai.
Speaking at the event, President Kovind said, the Madras Legislative Council has been the fountainhead of several pieces of progressive legislations. He stressed on rational governance to uplift the poor and eradicate the social evils.
In the function, President Kovind unveiled the portrait of the former Chief Minister and the late DMK Chief M. Karunanidhi in the Assembly building.
The President reached Chennai this afternoon on a five-day official visit to the State. He was received at the Airport by Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister MK Stalin and other senior officials.