The Maharashtra government in December issued a primary notification for the inclusion of 23 fringe villages in Pune municipal limits.
Meanwhile, as per the report by Hindustan Times, the Pune divisional office has received around 400 letters raising objections to the merger. The letters highlighted the issue that the PMC has failed to provide basic facilities to previously merged villages. While few letters have supported the decision of the merger.
The state government has also invited objections or suggestions from the people in 30 days about the merger of villages.
On December 17, the Maharashtra government had approved the merger of 23 areas surrounding Pune in the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) limits.
Here is a complete list of the areas to be merged in PMC: