Stop saying ‘no’ to every development project: Goa CM

Panaji, Jan 23 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday urged “certain civil society activists” to change their negative attitude towards development and infrastructure related projects.

“People should stop saying ‘no’ to everything,” Parsekar said at a meeting of stakeholders of the feni industry, a day after activists and residents of Betul village, in South Goa, opposed the relocation of this’ year’s Defence Expo project to their village.

“Certain people oppose everything, whether it is the third Mandovi bridge, a garbage plant or new industries, they rise up to oppose it,” the chief minister said.

The relocation of the Defence Expo 2016 to the Naqueri plateau in Betul, 45 km from here, has been opposed by civil society groups, local residents, as well as the political opposition.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here