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Blog Entry# 1965115
Posted: Aug 17 2016 (11:05)

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Last Response: Aug 17 2016 (17:11)
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Aug 17 2016 (10:35)   Virender Sehwag Requests Modi To Name A Special Train Or Plane After Dipa...

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Indian athletes in Rio Olympics have set new benchmarks for our sporting community - especially for the aspirants who dream of participating in the coveted world games one day.  Two names that will forever shine on in Olympics history include those of Dipa Karmakar and Lalita Babar. While Dipa finished fourth in women's vault gymnastics finals, Babar was placed tenth in women's 3000m steeplechase.
Reuters/Wiki And to honour these Indian Olympians, cricketer Virender Sehwag came up with a solid suggestion that will only encourage our nation's youth to choose sports as a career.  On India's 70th independence day, Sehwag requested PM Narendra Modi and Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to have a special plane or train named after the two sportswomen, who made
India prouder than she was before.
Being a sportsperson himself, trust Sehwag to know the importance of rewarding athletes for their relentless pursuit of a medal. And rewarding the two by having a landmark in their name is definitely a step in the right direction.

4 posts - Wed Aug 17, 2016

Aug 17 2016 (11:19)
Local Guide Level 5^~   46134 blog posts   30290 correct pred (76% accurate)
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What about vivek express, tippu express, pooja, mahamana (name given to madan mohan malviya), suhaildev (king in Purvanchal region), etc

Aug 17 2016 (11:21)
selvamssm*^~   4743 blog posts   38 correct pred (49% accurate)
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I responded based on the feedback received for naming a train from RMM or RMM-NDLS new train with Kalam name.
Railways rejected both new train and naming existing train nor Kalam's request of day train between MS & RMM with freezer car.

Aug 17 2016 (11:23)
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Kalam express is really odd name, missile express will be better

Aug 17 2016 (11:26)
rdb*^   31936 blog posts   436676 correct pred (82% accurate)
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Add Kabiguru express series too

Aug 17 2016 (17:11)
Surjit Basu   104 blog posts
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These are not the names of peoples exactly in some of the cases, like Kavi Guru, Gurudev, Vivek, but however represents Rabindranath Tagore and Narendranath (Swami Vivekananda).
However it is allowed to name Stations, Roads and Bridges on the names of persons.

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