Veer Surendra Sai Airport
Veer Surendra Sai Airport

Union Cabinet approves renaming of Jharuguda Airport

ANI | Updated: Nov 01, 2018 14:11 IST

Durlaga (Odisha) Nov 1: ANI: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the renaming of Odisha's Jharuguda Airport to Veer Surendra Sai Airport.
Veer Surendra Sai is a well-known freedom fighter of Odisha.
"Renaming of the Jharsuguda airport in his name will fulfill long-pending demand of the Odisha Government, which reflects the sentiments of the local public of the respective area," read the government press release.
The change of name will also be a befitting tribute to the contribution of the revered personality associated with the State, it added.(ANI)