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.
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.”
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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