Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh cabinet has approved the proposal to rename the upcoming airport in Ayodhya district as Maryada Purushottam Shri Ram Airport.
As per reports, a state government statement said the Cabinet approved the name for the airport and decided to submit the proposal to the civil aviation ministry.
The land acquisition process for the airport in Ayodhya is currently underway.
The Yogi Adityanath-led government is engaged in the development of Ayodhya and its promotion as a global religious tourism site. The government is also in the process of hiring a global consultant for the overall development of Ayodhya—infrastructure, conservation, tourism, etc.
The naming of the Ayodhya airport was among the 21 different proposals that the UP Cabinet approved on Tuesday.