Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Namma Bengaluru

PM Modi Inaugurates The Shivamogga Airport: Lauds Yediyurappa’s Speech

Untitled design 10

Three months before the assembly elections in the state of Karnataka, Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the Shivamogga Airport. The Prime Minister was accompanied by senior BJP leader and the former Chief Minister of the state, BS Yediyurappa, who also turned 80 today.

The airport which cost the authorities over ₹450 crores is designed to carry over 300 travellers every hour. The airport is also meant to boost the connectivity of the rest of the state with Shivamogga. 

PM Modi to inaugurate Shivamogga airport, launch development projects in poll-bound Karnataka today - India Today

Shivamogga airport. Credits – India Today

“Today is a special day for one more reason. It is the birthday of Karnataka’s popular leader B S Yediyurappa. I pray for his long life. He dedicated his life to the welfare of poop people, and farmers. His speech in the Karnataka Assembly last week is an inspiration for everyone leading a public life… Even after reaching the heights of success, how there should be humility in one’s behaviour – this speech of BS Yediyeappa and his life has always been inspiring for people like us and even for generations to come.” said the Prime Minister. 

More Projects

Besides the Shivamogga airport, the Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone of several other projects in the district. One of them is a new railway line, which is aimed at increasing the connectivity between the region of Malnad.  The PM also laid the foundations of road development projects which are estimated to cost over ₹215 crores.

Not just an airport.." : Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Karnataka's Shivamogga | Bengaluru - Hindustan Times

Credits – Hindustan Times

The road project includes the construction of a new bridge at Bharathipura, the widening of NH-169A, and the construction of a new Bypass road on NH 766C. 


Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like


A video showing a baby with redness and cracks has gone viral, naming it ‘alien baby’ and ‘demon child’. The video claims that the...

National News

The CBI conducted investigations at 77 locations spanning 14 states, detaining ten suspects as part of a massive crackdown on online child sex abuse....


The much-awaited Khakee: The Bihar Chapter was released on Netflix on November 25 and since then Chandan Mahto, who is the main antagonist in...


Twenty days after its release, Rishabh Shetty’s ‘Kanatara’ continues to be the first choice for moviegoers. After a thundering response to the Kannada version,...