6 Apr : President Pratibha Patil having a limousine at her disposal chose the small battery operated Reva car to move around the Raj Bhavan when she visited Itanagar.The presidential entourage was forward post Kibithu, near the Sino-India border.
On Friday, as they were readying to leave, surprise layed in store, a white and red Reva car with the Ashoka emblem parked right before all the cars.
The mystery unfurled when Arunachal Governor General (Retd) J J Singh said he would be taking the President on a tour of the Raj Bhavan in the car to show the new golf course besides the organic farming being done within the premises.
"The car is environment friendly and can be easily driven by me inside the Raj Bhavan," informed the Governor, about the cars which incidentally has clocked more than 20,000 km each.
The governor escorted Patil and her spouse Devi Singh Shekhawat to the white car and later took over the wheels.