Kaviyoor grama panchayat organised a public meeting to felicitate veteran cine actress, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, at Kaviyoor near Thiruvalla on Sunday afternoon.

Mr. Mathew T.Thomas, MLA, inaugurated the public meeting held at the Sankaramangalam Teachers’ College at Kaviyoor.

Ms. Ponnamma has formally launched the EMS Housing Scheme in the panchayat on the occasion. The panchayat will construct a total of 241 houses for the poor as part of the housing scheme.

Kaviyoor Sivaprasad, cine director, presented a Ponnada to Ms. Ponnamma on the occasion.

R. Sanalkumar, Pathanamthitta District Co-operative Bank president, Kaviyoor Sivarama Iyer, retired school teacher, Philip Koshy, District Panchayat member and T.K. Sajeev, Mallappally Block Panchayat member, also spoke.

Ms. C.K. Lata Kumari, Panchayat president, presided the function.