Kolkata, January 12, 2020:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the historic Kolkata Port Trust will be renamed after Bharatiya Jana Sangh Founder Shyama Prasad Mukherjee.

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While celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Trust, Modi declared that from now onwards, it will be known by the name of Shyama Prasad Mukherjee.

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Modi, on his visit to Kolkata, said, “I announce the renaming of the Kolkata Port Trust to Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Port. He is a living legend who was a leader for development and fought on the forefront for the idea of One Nation, One Constitution.”

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It may be mentioned here that Shyama Prasad Mukherjee had founded the Bharatiya Jana Sangh in 1951, which later became the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

While addressing a function in Kolkata, the Prime Minister also assured all kind of help for the development of West Bengal.

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