HUBBALLI, Sept 23: Ahead of President Droupadi Murmu’s visit to Hubballi, the Hubballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation (HDMC) has undertaken road repair works from Hubballi Airport to Karnataka Gymkhana Grounds at Deshpande Nagar here.
In full swing, the HDMC is constructing the retaining wall of the nala near the Karnataka Gymkhana ground. Walls near HDMC swimming pool are being painted with attractive paintings.
Similarly, the Hubballi Electricity Supply Company (HESCOM) is busy in replacing old electricity poles with the new one.
The HDMC commissioner has directed the officials to put up fence on the retaining walls of nalas near Hotel Fern Residency on Gokul Road and near Sawai Gandharva hall in Deshpande Nagar.
President Murmu will be in Hubballi on September 26 to receive a civic honour by the HDMC. She will be the first president to receive a civic honour from a municipal corporation.
After S. Radhakrishnan and A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, She is the third president to visit Hubballi.