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Road named after Olympian Suresh Babu

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A road at Pattathanam in the city was named after Olympian Suresh Babu on the occasion of his first death anniversary on Sunday.

Mayor Prasanna Earnest unveiled a sign naming the road after Suresh Babu.

Suresh Babu was born at Pattathanam. The Manichithodu-Akkara Thekkemukku road has been named after him.

The junction where the road meets the Kollam-Kannanallur road has been named Olympian Junction.

Olympian Junction

Ms. Earnest said at the function that steps would be taken to name the road from Olympian Junction to Polayathodu where it met National Highway 47 as Olympian Suresh Babu road.

Pavilion too

She said the city Corporation had plans to name a pavilion at the Lal Bahadur Stadium here after Suresh Babu. The stadium is under renovation. Kollam MP N. Peethambara Kurup inaugurated the function.

Former chairman of the erstwhile Kollam municipal council K. Thankappan delivered the commemoration address. Former Minister Babu Divakaran spoke.

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