Pondy: No 'grama sabha' till demands are met

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Puducherry,Aug 12: The Federation of Village Panchayat Presidents Associations on Tuesday, Aug 12 said it will not convene the 'grama sabha' on Friday, Aug 15 till its demands were met.

Federation President Jaganathan said the Puducherry Administration failed to take any steps to devole powers to elected local body representatives even ten months after the Ramanathan Committee, constituted to deal the issue, submitted it's report.

He urged Lt. Governor Govind Singh Gurjar to intervene and publish the committee recommendations in the gazette.

He sought a separate Minister for the Local Administration Department.


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