Kandla Port renamed as Deendayal Port

Posted on:27 Sep 2017 09:54:43
Kandla Port renamed as Deendayal Port
27 September 2017 Current Affairs: The Kandla Port one of the top 12 major ports in the country renamed as Deendayal Port from Monday in the name of Hindutva icon Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, earlier this year while laying the foundation stone for Rs933 crore projects at Kandla Port.

The port’s journey began in 1931 with the construction of a jetty by Maharao Khengarji. 

It became the number one port in India and created history by handling 100 million tonnes cargo in a year.

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