President Ram Nath Kovind, who made a brief stopover at Mysore Airport in Mandakalli this morning, being greeted by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai as Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot looks on. District Minister S.T. Somashekar and Mayor Sunanda Palanetra were also present to receive the VVIP. The President left the airport in a chopper to B.R. Hills. Kovind was scheduled to inaugurate the 450-bed Super Speciality Hospital at Chamarajanagar later in the afternoon.