In a bid to make Ponnampet a new taluk and requesting to consider the same in the coming budget, a citizen's forum has been continuously trying for the same. A team led by JD(S) state chief secretary Padmini Ponnappa met the revenue minister Deshpande and discussed the same. During the meeting the minister responded positively and said that he has discussed the matter with the chief minister.
Citizen forum's president P B Poonachha and members Cheppudira Ponnappa, Jimmy Annaiah, Aalira Ermu Haji and advocated Machimanda M Aiyappa were present.
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