Heavy rain forces President to cancel visit

May 25th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Pratibha Patil

Jammu, May 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil could not go to Bhaderwah in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate the extension campus of Jammu University Sunday, as her helicopter could not take off from Gulmarg due to heavy rain and low visibility. Patil had spent the night in the mountain resort of Gulmarg.

In her absence, Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad flew to Bhaderwah - his hometown - and inaugurated the campus. He told the audience that Patil would visit the town if the weather permitted.

Jammu University has set up a campus here for postgraduate students.

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