Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Okay Palaniswami has handed an order to rename three metro stations in Chennai after three late Chief Ministers of the state.
As per the order issued by the Chief Minister, the Alandur station shall be renamed as ”Arignar Anna Alandur Metro”, the Central Metro as ”Puratchi Thalaivar Dr M G Ramachandran Central Metro” and the Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus (CMBT) Metro station as ”Puratchi Thalaivi Dr J Jayalalithaa CMBT Metro.”
The choice to rename the metro stations got here after the advice of a high-level committee chaired by Mr Palaniswami.
The Chennai Metro is a fast transit system within the metropolis and it’s the third largest metro system in India after Delhi Metro and Hyderabad Metro. The system commenced service in 2015 after partially opening the primary section of the undertaking.