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Demand in RS to change name of Bakhtiyarpur rly station


PTI, Jul 31, 2019, 2:52 PM IST

New Delhi: A BJP member on Wednesday made a demand in Rajya Sabha to name the Bakhtiyarpur Railway Station in Bihar after famous Buddhist tourist spots, saying it was a matter of concern that oppressor Bakhtiyar Khalji who destroyed Nalanda University was still being glorified.

Gopal Narayan Singh (BJP) demanded that Railways immediately change the name of Bakhtiyarpur Railway Station to Nalanda or Rajgir, saying Khalji had destroyed the world-famed Nalanda University and killed 2,000 to 3,000 Buddhist monks.

He said burnt books are still being recovered in fresh excavations in 6 km area around the university and the government should immediately remove the name of the oppressor from all such places.

Raising another issue, Prashant Nanda (BJD) demanded a masterplan for conservation and protection of world famous Konark Temple in Odihsa, a UNESCO heritage site.

Samir Oraon (BJP) raised the issue of neglect of tribals even after over 70 years of Independence and demanded that a separate autonomous university for tribals be set up in Jharkhand.

Vijila Sathyanath (AIADMK) said the Madurai airport should be converted into an international airport as a large number of passengers use it for going to countries like Malaysia, Singapore, UAE and Oman.

Wansuk Syiem (Cong) demanded that local languages and dialects be promoted in the new education policy.

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