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Ayodhya Airport renamed as Maharishi Valmiki International Airport Ayodhyadham

Maharishi Valmiki International Airport Ayodhyadham

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Ayodhya Airport renamed as Maharishi Valmiki International Airport Ayodhyadham

Maharishi Valmiki International Airport Ayodhyadham: The Union Cabinet has recently approved the proposal to declare Ayodhya Airport as an international airport. The airport has been named "Maharishi Valmiki International Airport, Ayodhyadham", reflecting the Hindu historical and cultural importance of the area.

The proposal to make Ayodhya Airport an international airport and name it "Maharishi Valmiki International Airport, Ayodhyadham" has been approved by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Elevating Ayodhya Airport to international status is paramount for realising Ayodhya's economic potential and its significance as a global pilgrimage site, opening doors to foreign pilgrims and tourists.

Ayodhya with its deep cultural roots is strategically positioned to become a major economic hub and pilgrimage site. The airport's ability to attract international pilgrims and businesses is consistent with the city's historical prominence.

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The main purpose of naming the airport, "Maharishi Valmiki International Airport, Ayodhyadham" is to pay homage to Maharishi Valmiki, the sage who composed the epic Ramayana, thereby adding a cultural touch to the identity of the airport.

The development of the airport will be according to the phase method. Upon completion of its initial phase, the airport will have the capacity to handle 10 lakh passengers annually. After the second phase of development, Maharishi Valmiki International Airport will be able to serve 60 lakh passengers annually.

Important facts for upcoming exams from Uttar Pradesh

  • Statehood Day of Uttar Pradesh: 24 January 1950
  • Capital of Uttar Pradesh: Lucknow
  • Largest city of Uttar Pradesh: Kanpur
  • Total Districts in Uttar Pradesh: 75
  • Governor of Uttar Pradesh: Anandiben Patel
  • Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath
  • Deputy Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh: Keshav Prasad Maurya (BJP) and Brajesh Pathak (BJP)
  • Total Assembly Constituencies in Uttar Pradesh: Bicameral Council (100 seats) and Assembly (403 seats)
  • Parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh: Rajya Sabha (31 seats) and Lok Sabha (80 seats)
  • Official language of Uttar Pradesh: Hindi
  • Additional official of Uttar Pradesh: Urdu
  • Total Population of Uttar Pradesh (2011): 199,812,341
  • Literacy in Uttar Pradesh (2011): 69.67%
  • Sex ratio in Uttar Pradesh (2011): 912 ♀/1000 ♂

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