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No More Rumors As Aero India Show 2019 To Held In Bengaluru

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| September 8 , 2018 , 14:53 IST

Clearing all the speculations being made and rumors spread across the country about the Aero India exhibition 2019 venue, the defence ministry on Saturday announced that exhibition to be held in Bengaluru from February 20 to 24 in 2019.

In a press release government said, “It has decided to hold the Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru from 20-24 February 2019. This five-day event will combine a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with public air shows."

“Besides global leaders and big investors in the aerospace industry, the show will also see participation by think-tanks from across the world,” it added.

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There were speculations that the venue for the mega event may be shifted as last month while inaugurating the Defence Industrial Corridor in Aligarh in August Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requested defence ministry to select Lucknow as the venue for Aero India.

on the other hand, at that time Karnataka Chief Minister had asserted that Bengaluru is a proper place for the show as the state has all infrastructures in place.

Since inaugural show in 1996 Aero India show held in Bengaluru at the Yelahanka Air Force Station organised by the defence exhibition organisation.

Last year in the 11th edition of Aero India show held from February 14 to 18 in 2017 a total of 549 companies participated.