CHICKABALLAPUR: Union Minister for Law and Justice M. Veerappa Moily on Saturday said the Bangalore Metro Rail would be extended up to Chickaballapur town.
Mr. Moily told presspersons here that it had been proposed to extend the Metro Rail to Devanahalli and further to Chickaballapur town. Chickaballapur is the nearest town to Bengaluru International Airport, situated off Devanahalli in Bangalore Rural district.
The Union Minister said that he, along with all the MLAs from Chickaballapur district, would meet Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Sunday seeking immediate commencement of work on the proposed Rs. 57-crore mega dairy in Chickaballapur.
Mr. Moily said he would request Mr. Yeddyurappa to lay the foundation stone for the proposed dairy on January 15.
The Chief Minister is scheduled to visit Chickaballapur on January 15 to lay the foundation stone for the district office complex and inaugurate Paragodu drinking water project in Bagepalli.