Monday, May 17, 2010

Around 40 people from village groups arrested in Porvorim

According to the just received information around 40 people from various village groups are arrested are taken into Porvorim police station. They had gone to meet the Chief Minister regarding the regional plan and other issue including stopping of illegal mining and ban on new mining licensed. Chief Minister Digambar Kamat reportedly refused to meet up the villagers. Police team was stationed and police officer - name yet to be confirmed - slapped one female protester - name yet to be confirmed.

Various people from all over Goa are sent messages to come towards Porvorim Police Station by the protesters. More details are awaited.

Please call up Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat urgently and question him. His office phone numbers are 2419841, 2411049. His official residence numbers are 2224170, 2224995. His Marga residence phone number is 2730432. Fax number include 2419846, 2223648. You can also speak to him at his mobile 9822129339.

The final list of the demands to be submitted to Chief minister are not yet known. But it is roughly as listed in the following links:

Sebastian Rodrigues

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