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Chennai Central railway station renamed


CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu executive has renamed Chennai Central railway station as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr M G Ramachandran Central Railway Station.

The Railway Board of the ministry of railways has given clearance to change the title at the situation that there must not be any inaugural tournament in view of the election code of habits.


“The title of Chennai Central railway station, positioned in Chennai, Chennai district, Tamil Nadu, will be changed as in keeping with the following time table, from the date of issuance of this notification,” chief secretary Girija Vaidyanathan stated in an order on Friday. The order has been notified in an odd gazette.

Earlier, at the sidelines of the previous chief minister’s centenary celebrations, the AIADMK executive had made recommendations to the Centre to change the title of the station.

On March nine, two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a press release to change the title of the station at a public assembly right here, the Union house ministry communicated to the state executive its ‘no objection.’


In a communique to the manager secretary on March 26, Railway Board executive director, passenger advertising and marketing, Neeraj Sharma, stated the election commission had given no objection from type code of habits attitude to the proposal, matter to the prerequisites.


“No hoardings of the previous chief minister along with political leaders of Tamil Nadu will be displayed in this occasion anyplace until election process is completed,” the official stated. No other propaganda will be undertaken via any political celebration in print/digital and another type of media to derive any political mileage from the remaining of Chennai Central railway station.


Southern Railway normal manager in control of Tamil Nadu and chief electoral officer of Tamil Nadu shall make sure that the stern observance and enforcement of the instructions, Sharma stated.




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