UP Election 2022: Yamuna Expressway will soon be known as Atal Bihari Vajpayee Expressway

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On November 25, PM Modi is coming to Jewar and will perform Bhoomi Pujan of the country's largest airport. After this, Modi is also going to address a big rally in which an official announcement of the change of name can be made.

Yamuna Expressway will soon be named Atal Bihari Expressway. (File Photo)

The Yogi government of UP is now going to change the name of Yamuna Expressway as well. According to the information received, soon the Yamuna Expressway can be known as the former Prime Minister of India, Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee. On November 25, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming for the Bhoomi Pujan of Jewar International Airport. In this program, an announcement can be made to change the name of Yamuna Expressway.

Let us tell you that the Yogi government has completed preparations for this. On November 25, PM Modi is coming to Jewar and will perform Bhoomi Pujan of the country's largest airport. After this, Modi is also going to address a big rally in which an official announcement of the change of name can be made. According to media reports, CM Yogi wants that the new name of Yamuna Expressway should also be announced by the PM. There is a plan to change the name of Yamuna Expressway to Atal Bihari Vajpayee Expressway.

Trump card for UP elections

According to BJP sources, this decision is being taken so that due respect can be given to India's greatest and popular leader. Atal Bihari Vajpayee has got the love of every party, everyone has liked him, so the coming generations should also know about his greatness. However, experts believe that UP elections are near and Brahmin votes are being said to be angry with the Yogi government. In such a situation, changing the name of Yamuna Expressway, BJP is going to play a big bet.

BJP realizes that Brahmin votes are very important and other parties were also constantly trying to woo them. Let us tell you that even before this BJP has started many places and its schemes in the name of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Now changing the name of Yamuna Expressway is also an attempt to give respect there. With this move, BJP is trying to tap the Brahmin vote bank. On November 25, PM Modi himself is going to do Bhoomi Pujan of the country's largest airport. He will address a huge rally during that Bhoomi Pajun. If the party is to be believed, around 2.5 lakh people can attend that rally.

At present, there are eight operational airports in UP.

While the international airport at Kushinagar started after the inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 20, work on the international airport at Ayodhya is in progress where air services are expected to start early next year. The fifth international airport is to be built at Jewar near Noida in the National Capital Region (NCR). According to the statement, at present, there are eight operational airports in Uttar Pradesh. While 13 airports and seven airstrips are being developed.

The airports handling commercial flights in the state are Lucknow, Varanasi, Kushinagar, Gorakhpur, Agra, Kanpur, Prayagraj, and Hindon (Ghaziabad). Once the construction of the Noida International Airport is completed, it will be the largest airport in the country. The first phase of this airport will have a capacity to serve 12 million passengers annually and is to be completed in 36 months.

How much will it cost to get to Jewar Airport?

This airport will be built with the world's best and innovative technology. Noida International Airport, Jewar will be completely digital. At this airport, the passengers will get customized facilities, that is, all the facilities will be given according to the needs of the passengers. This airport will be the first net zero-emission airport in its class which will set new benchmarks for aviation. Significantly, land of 5926 farmers of 6 villages has been acquired for the airport in Jewar. These villages include Ranhera, Rohi, Parohi, Banwariwas, Kishorepur, Dayanatpur villages. This airport, to be built on about 1,339 hectares, will cost about Rs 29,500 crore.