Mumbai airport has been renamed as “Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport” by the Maharashtra’s Cabinet. Not only this, the cabinet also decides to add the word ‘Maharaj’ in name of Mumbai’s CST railway station.
Mumbai Int’l Airport to be renamed as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Int’l Airport. CST to be renamed as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminal
— ANI (@ANI_news) December 8, 2016
This decision has been taken as a gesture is to show respect to warrior king Shivaji.
This is yet another decision of renaming taken by BJP government this year. Before this Gurgaon has been renamed as Gurugram. Interestingly this decision has been taken just about month before the Mumbai BMC elections.