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Chandigarh airport officially named as Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport
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Chandigarh airport officially named as Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport
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New Delhi, Oct 1 (TIWN) The Chandigarh International Airport was on Wednesday officially named as Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport as a mark of tribute to the legendary freedom fighter on his 115th birth anniversary.

The airport handled 17,936 international passengers and 2,271,233 domestic passengers in 2021-2022. In addition to this, the airport has also handled about 11,000 MT of domestic air cargo in the Financial Year 2021-2022.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his monthly ‘Mann Ki Baat’ Radio broadcast on September 25 had said that the airport will be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh as a tribute to the great freedom fighter.

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