Mangaluru, Aug 22, 2016: Reports indicate that Abbakka Utsav Samithi president Dinkar Ullal submitted a representation to BJP Presient Amit Shah, urging him to speak to the Union government to name MIA, Mangalore International Airport after Rani Abbakka.
Also, at least one train starting from Mangaluru Railway Station should be named after Abbakka, the Samithi memo has requested the government.
The Samithi said one circle each in New Delhi, Bengaluru and Mangaluru should be named after Abbakka. The life story of Abbakka should be included in primary and high school curriculum. A theme park on Abbakka should be set up on 10 acres of land at Ullal, the Samithi has demanded.