Andhra Pradesh

Rajahmundry airport will be renamed after Prakasam Pantulu: Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has paid rich tributes to first Chief Minister of erstwhile Andhra State Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu also known as “Andhra Kesari”, whose birth anniversary was celebrated as a State function across the State on Saturday.

After garlanding the Prakasam Pantulu’s statue in the road-junction in front of the Assembly and attending an official function on his birth anniversary here, Mr. Naidu announced in the Assembly that his government would rename the Rajahmundry airport after Prakasam Pantulu.

The proposal would be sent to the Government of India, he said they were also planning to name the new AIIMS to come up in A.P. after Andhra Kesari.


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