Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport will not be Renamed: CM Sarma


Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday clarified that the name of Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport won’t be changed.

Speaking to the media, CM Sarma said, “The name of LGBI Airport will not be changed till I serve as the chief minister and till Narendra Modi served as the Prime Minister.”

The chief minister further stated that he won’t let that happen and the Borjhar airport will always be known as LGBI airport.

CM Sarma also asked not to create unrest over the matter.

Speculations doing the surface that LGBI Airport, which is named after Assam’s first CM Gopinath Bordoloi, to be named after Adani group soon and it caught fire after a tender invitation published in some newspaper has gone viral on social media under the name of Adani Guwahati International Airport.