Bengaluru: Non-Resident Kannadigas from various parts of the world joined the 'NRI appeal day' tweet campaign for two hours on Saturday at 4 pm. The campaign continued till late at night.
The main demand of the Kannadiga diaspora was the appointment of vice president for state NRI forum, which has been vacant for the last three years.
The other demands put forth by the campaigners included strengthening the NRI forum, appointing the officials who are interested in the field, and support for the NRI Kannadigas in distress.
Several Kannada organisations including Karnataka Rakshana Vedike also extended their support for the campaign.
Pro Kannada organisations from 30 countries, including the Middle East participated in the campaign with the hashtag #NRIappealday.
The state Congress unit also had extended their support to this campaign.
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