Chennai Central Railway Station renamed after MGR

Chennai Central Railway Station renamed after MGR

Chennai Central Railway Station has been renamed as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr M G Ramachandran Central Railway Station.

The Ministry of Railways issued notification on Sunday renaming the station.

The Tamil Nadu government had earlier issued gazette notification of renaming the station.

The AIDMK-led Tamil Nadu government had requested the Centre to rename the railway station.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Tamil Nadu last month announced that the railway station would be renamed after the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu.