Chandigarh International Airport will be renamed as Shaheed Bhagat Singh
The Haryana and Punjab governments agreed to name the Chandigarh International Airport after Shaheed Bhagat Singh. The airport will now be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh. There was a dispute between the two states over the name for a long time.
Chandigarh International Airport will be renamed after Shaheed Bhagat Singh. Haryana and Punjab governments have agreed to rename the airport after Shaheed Bhagat Singh. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann held a meeting with Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala today, in which this agreement was reached. CM Bhagwant Mann has given this information through one of his tweets.
CM Bhagwant Mann tweeted and said, "The international airport of Chandigarh will be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh Ji, on this agreement was reached between Punjab and Haryana ... today a meeting with Haryana's Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on this issue " In this tweet, CM Mann has also shared the picture of the meeting with Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala.
The Government of India has announced the naming of 13 airports in the country, which names have also been proposed by some states. At the same time, the topic of changing the name of Chandigarh airport was pending for a long time. In 2007, on the birth centenary celebrations of Bhagat Singh, the Punjab government had earlier asked to name the airport after Bhagat Singh, but the Haryana government wanted to name it after Mangal Sen. An agreement could not be reached between Punjab and Haryana on this name.
After that Haryana and Punjab Legislative Assembly passed resolutions many times, still this naming could not be done. Apart from the Government of India, Haryana and Punjab have a stake in Chandigarh Airport. At the same time, now the Haryana and Punjab governments have agreed on the name of Chandigarh International Airport. Today, after the agreement on the name of the airport, the proposal will be sent to the central government.