CM Yogi Adityanath inaugurates Lata Mangeshkar Chowk in Ayodhya

Current Affairs

  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on September 28, 2022, inaugurated an intersection here named after legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on the occasion of her 93rd birth anniversary. The chief minister in the presence of Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy inaugurated the intersection, ‘Lata Mangeshkar Chauraha’.
  • The intersection at the banks of the Saryu river has been developed at an estimated cost of ₹ 7.9 crore, according to officials.
  • A 40-ft-long and 12-metre-high veena weighing 14 tonnes has been installed at the intersection.
  • Paying tributes to the iconic singer, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet said, “Remembering Lata Didi on her birth anniversary. There is so much that I recall… the innumerable interactions in which she would shower so much affection. I am glad that today, a Chowk in Ayodhya will be named after her. It is a fitting tribute to one of the greatest Indian icons.” 

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