Captain Amarinder ‘grateful’ to PM for decision to rename Chandigarh airport

New Delhi: Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the decision to rename Chandigarh Airport after freedom fighter Bhagat Singh.

In a tweet, he said that he is grateful to the prime minister for accepting the demand of renaming Mohali airport after Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

Grateful to PM @narendramodi ji for accepting our demand of renaming Mohali airport after Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

This is a befitting tribute to the great freedom fighter who gave his life for the country and is an inspiration to millions of fellow countrymen.

— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) September 25, 2022

This is a befitting tribute to the great freedom fighter who gave his life for the country and is an inspiration to millions of fellow countrymen, Captain said.

During his Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast on Sunday, PM Modi announced that the Chandigarh international airport will be named after freedom fighter Bhagat Singh as a tribute to him.

The announcement comes three days before the martyr’s birth anniversary on September 28. He urged people to celebrate the birth anniversary with fanfare.

“As a tribute to the great freedom fighter, it has been decided that the Chandigarh airport will now be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh,” PM Modi said.

Punjab chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Bhagwant Mann also thanked Modi for the decision to rename Chandigarh Airport.

“Finally our efforts paid off. On behalf of entire Punjab, we welcome the decision of naming the Chandigarh airport after Shaheed Bhagat Singh ji,” Mann said in a tweet in Punjabi.

ਆਖ਼ਿਰਕਾਰ ਸਾਡੀਆਂ ਕੋਸ਼ਿਸ਼ਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਬੂਰ ਪਿਆ…ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ ਹਵਾਈ ਅੱਡੇ ਦਾ ਨਾਮ ਸ਼ਹੀਦ ਭਗਤ ਸਿੰਘ ਜੀ ਦੇ ਨਾਮ ‘ਤੇ ਰੱਖਣ ਦੇ ਫ਼ੈਸਲੇ ਦਾ ਪੂਰੇ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਤਰਫੋਂ ਸਵਾਗਤ ਕਰਦੇ ਹਾਂ…ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ ਮੰਤਰੀ @narendramodi ਜੀ ਦਾ ਤਹਿ ਦਿਲੋਂ ਧੰਨਵਾਦ…ਪੰਜਾਬੀਆਂ ਦੀ ਪਿਛਲੇ ਲੰਮੇ ਸਮੇਂ ਤੋਂ ਵੱਡੀ ਮੰਗ ਪੂਰੀ ਹੋਈ…

— Bhagwant Mann (@BhagwantMann) September 25, 2022

Thanking the prime minister, he said, “a long pending demand of Punjabis has got fulfilled”.

Haryana’s Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala also welcomed the announcement.

चंडीगढ़ एयरपोर्ट का नाम शहीद भगत सिंह जी के नाम पर करने की हरियाणा एवं पंजाब की सयुंक्त मांग को स्वीकार करने पर आदरणीय प्रधानमंत्री जी का हार्दिक धन्यवाद करता हूँ। यह एक एतिहासिक कदम है और इससे वर्षों तक भगत सिंह जी का नाम अंतर्राष्ट्रीय स्तर पर स्वर्णिम अक्षरों में अंकित रहेगा। pic.twitter.com/n1BwOvilrt

— Dushyant Chautala (@Dchautala) September 25, 2022

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