President Ram Nath Kovind completes four years in office

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind completed four years in office on Sunday.

An e-book — ‘President Kovid at Four’ — has been released on the occasion highlighting his work in office

Profile of the president

The Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a tweet, “President Ram Nath Kovind completes four years in office today. Here are some highlights of the fourth year of presidency in a flip through e-book.”

Kovind was sworn in as the 14th President of India on July 25, 2017.

The e-book said, “As the custodian of the Constitution, the President administered oath of office and secrecy to the members of the council of ministers and the chief justice of India, and gave assent to 43 Bills of the Union government and 20 Bills of the state governments.”

The President also appointed 94 judges to the Supreme Court and the high courts, Governors of 12 states, Controller and Auditor General of India, Chief Information Commissioner, three Chief Election Commissioners, UPSC Chairman and Vigilance Commissioner.

Lauding the efforts of Corona warriors, the e-book says, “For the at home reception on Independence Day at the Rashtrapati Bhavan last year, President Kovind invited some frontline Corona warriors working in Delhi as special guests and lauded their courage and dedication in saving countless lives across the country.”

The e-book also says that President Kovind celebrated Raksha Bandhan with nurses from the Trained Nurses’ Association of India, Military Nursing Service and the President’s Estate Clinic.

According to the book, as the commander of the armed forces, the President visited the National War Memorial and paid tributes to the martyrs who made the supreme sacrifice to defend the nation, inaugurated the General Thimayya Museum at Madikeri in Kaodagu, Karnataka, and witnessed Joint Services Operational demonstrations by the Andaman and Nicobar Command at Swaraj Dweep.

The President visited 13 states and two Union Territories in the fourth year of his Presidency, including visits to Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat twice.