Buses will be named after revolutionaries, suggestions sought from public officials, discussions are ongoing on these names

Kanpur, Ten buses to be included in the Kanpur Roadways fleet by August 15 will be identified after revolutionaries Shaligram Shukla, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi and Sattichaura. The management decided to name the buses after the revolutionaries of Kanpur on the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence. The Roads Directorate has requested suggestions from the BJP Northern District Organization and former Minister of State Neelima Katiyar regarding the names of heroes who took part in the liberation movement.

In the first phase, the names of Shaligram, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi and Sattichaura were sent. Officers in Kanpur area will find these names and send them to HQ by 2nd August. pavement bus The headquarters will make the final decision on the nomination of MP Neelima Katiyar suggested naming the Signature City bus stop after Mainavati, the daughter of freedom movement pioneer Nanarao Peshwa. It was said in the suggestion letter that the Nawabganj-Bithoor road has already been named after Mainavati who took an active part in the beginning of the freedom movement.

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Mainavati, 14, was burned alive
Mainavati, the 14-year-old daughter of Maratha revolutionary Nanarao Peshwa, has also taken on a British facade with her father. Nanarao and his daughter Mainavati, surrounded by the British, fought with the female brigade while going by boat from the Meskar Ghat during the revolt of 1857. He killed a large number of British soldiers. Nana Rao gave Tatya Tope the responsibility of teaching horse riding and sword fighting at Mainavati along with Rani Lakshmibai. Mainavati and 150 of her revolutionary wives were besieged by the British during their stay at the Minar of Bithur. The British burned the entire brigade, including Mainavati, near Dhruv Tila.

Kanpur Region Bus Details at a Glance
Total 485 buses in the region’s fleet
AC bus 60
the new buses will include 10
Total number of buses 555
Bus stop 03 (now named Chunniganj, Jhakarkati, Signature City)

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