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Chandigarh Airport To Be Renamed After Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh

By: Krishma | August 22, 2022

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has recently announced that the name of Chandigarh International Airport will be named after Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh.

The update was shared by Mann on his social media handle where it was revealed that the announcement was made after a joint meeting between Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala. Also Read : Punjabi Lad Kuwar Amritbir Singh Makes It To Guinness Book Of World Records, Says ‘Never Ever Give Up’

For almost a decade, the tussle between both the governments had been going on this topic. 

Earlier, meanwhile Punjab government wanted to name the civil air terminal complex at the Chandigarh airport as ‘Shaheed-e-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh International Airport, Mohali’, the Haryana Government had objected to the word ‘Mohali’. Also Read : Pakistani Sufi Singer Sain Zahoor Death Hoax Surfaces

Later, Punjab Vidhan Sabha had also passed a resolution to name the airport as ‘Shaheed-E-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh International Airport, Mohali’. Similarly, the Haryana Vidhan Sabha passed a resolution on renaming the terminal, but with the use of ‘Chandigarh’.



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