DKS pushes to rename Ramanagara as Bengaluru South

Ramanagara district will remain as it is with Ramanagara as headquarters, but the district will be renamed as Bengaluru South.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 10, 2024 | 7:02 AMUpdatedJul 10, 2024 | 7:02 AM

DK Shivakumar raises pitch to rename Ramanagara district as Bengaluru South

A proposal to rename Ramanagara district as ‘Bengaluru South’ has gained momentum with Deputy CM Shivakumar-led delegation meeting CM Siddaramaiah and submitting a memorandum to raise the pitch. The district was created in 2007, when HD Kumaraswamy was the chief minister of the JD(S)-BJP coalition. He had earlier threatened a fast unto death if the district was renamed.

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