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Reports of Kalpana Chawla medical college name change false: Khattar

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

today denied reports that the Medical College in was being renamed to honour Pandit Deen Upadhyaya and clarified that another university in the town was being named after the late

"No, it is wrong, said when asked if the college, named after Indian-American late in her hometown Karnal, was being renamed.

The said a new medical science university, set up in Karnal, was named after Upadhyaya.

The name of that university has been kept as Pandit Deen Upadhyaya medical science university. It has been set up for providing Its purpose is also different," asserted

The Medical College, with 100 MBBS seats and a 500-bed hospital, was inaugurated in March this year by J P Nadda, along with Khattar.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 18:10 IST