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Adani Enterprises plan hits air pocket in Kerala govt vs Centre row

Last November, the government decided to privatise six airports, including Trivandram, through a PPP model

Gautam Adani | File photo
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Gautam Adani | File photo

Arindam Majumder New Delhi
An impasse between the Kerala government and the Centre is threatening the privatisation plan of Trivandrum airport. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has opposed a joint ownership structure between the state government and Adani Enterprises, asking instead that the airport remain in its domain.  

However, the group will be handed over the other five airports, which it won in the bidding process, by April 2020. Till now, the group has been given the letters of award for Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangalore airports. For Jaipur and Guwahati airports, there are minor legal issues. The Centre has consulted Solicitor General Tushar Mehta,

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First Published: Aug 30 2019 | 1:03 AM IST

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