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UP CM lobbies for hosting Aero India

Press Trust of India  |  Aligarh (UP) 

Lobbying hard to host India, the country's biennial air show and aviation exhibition, Uttar Pradesh today said his government would provide all possible help to organise the event.

He said it would be beneficial from the point of view of defence production.

The was speaking at an event where an announcement of a defence corridor encompassing the Aligarh, Agra, Kanpur, Lucknow, and corridor was made.

Defence Nirmala Sitharaman, her deputy in the ministry Subhash Bhamre, Minister and senior officials of the defence ministry and were present at the event.

"I request the to hold the India show in Uttar Pradesh. We will provide every type of facility.

In this context, I request her to announce this at the earliest so that we can proceed with the preparations," Adityanath said.

Bengaluru has been the host city for the event since its inception in 1996. The last India show was held in February last year.

Reports claimed that the event might take place in Uttar Pradesh's capital city of in November-December this year.

The defence minister, however, made no announcements in this regard.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 18:55 IST