Published: January 15, 2020 2:54:13 am
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar Tuesday issued an order directing that the Eastern Freeway in Mumbai be named after former chief minister and senior Congress chief, late Vilasrao Deshmukh. Pawar was chairing a assessment assembly of assorted departments, together with finance, planning and different departments, when he issued the instructions.
Pawar mentioned the undertaking must be named as an acknowledgement of Deshmukh’s imaginative and prescient and contribution to the state.
Deshmukh, who handed away in 2012, had served as Maharashtra’s chief minister for 2 phrases totalling greater than 7 years. The 16.8-km freeway was thrown open in 2013.
The NCP in 2013 had sought that the Eastern Freeway be named after Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar.
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