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Cong uproar in RS over naming of H’bad airport

Cong uproar in RS over naming of Hbad airport The Rajya Sabha today witnessed protests over the renaming of Hyderabad airport even as the government explained that the international airport continues to be named after former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

“Both NT Rama Rao and Rajiv Gandhi are respected leaders… The international airport in Hyderabad continues to be named after Rajiv Gandhi,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said while trying to pacify the agitating Congress members.

“Domestic airport was originally named after NTR and that continues to be so,” he added.

– PTI