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Imphal Tulihal Airport will be now Bir Tikendrajit Airport

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Imphal, Aug 26

Imphal Tuhilal Airport will be called ‘Bir Tikendrajit International Airport’ from today. The state assembly has passed a resolution to rename it as Bir Tikendrajit International Airport today. Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, who is also the leader of the house, today moves to pass the resolution in the State Assembly today. Opposition Leader of the house, Okram Ibobi welcome the government’s move to rename it however gives his opinion to speed up the ongoing airport expansion works for the benefit of the people.

Interestingly, a member of the treasury bench, Subashchandra, who is also a BJP MLA from Naoriyalakpa Assembly Constituency gave his objection to the renaming of the Tulihal Airport as Bir Tikendrajit International Airport stating that ‘Tulihal’ is a name associated with three important deities of the locals. He urged the house to keep the name unchanged. But the house passed the resolution.

Jeet Akoijam

Jeet Akoijam, Resident Editor of Imphal Times hails from Singjamei Liwa Road. Has been with Imphal Times since its start. A National level Rugby player and  a regular Trekker and Nature Lover, loves spending time in lap of Mother Nature. Jeet is the father of two lovely kids. Jeet can be contacted at [email protected]

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1 comment

  • Pari
    Pari Tuesday, 27 August 2019 02:08 Comment Link

    Ok that's good but,What is the reason of changing it's Name???

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