Is there land left for IIT & Convention Centre: Cong

GOANEWS DESK, PANAJI | 10 July 2014 17:29 IST

Goa’s opposition Congress has asked whether surplus land is available to build IIT or a convention centre while ridiculing the centre for not announcing financial relief to mining dependents.

Reacting to the announcement of union finance minister Arun Jaitley about setting up IIT and building world class convention centre, Goa Congress spokesperson Durgadas Kamat asks: “does Goa have surplus land?”

He also recalls the statement of Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar made on 13 June last year that he would not allow central government projects in Goa.

“Doesn't the statement of CM contradict the statements made in Budget with respect to IIT and Convention centre”, he asks.

Kamat has also alleged that the BJP has fooled Goans by assuring financial package for mining dependents as well as special status while the budget speech had no mention of both.

 

He also added that the central government has taken U turn on its election promises to raise income tax exemption limit to Rs five lakh, the announcement made by Jaitley in Amritsar on 20 April.

“This budget is just a trailer of U Turns in first 45 days of coming to power,” he said. 


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You are right there is no land left in Goa, Digamber and his cronies and the Congress has already swallowed much of the land in Goa.

- Laxmidas, Goa | 11 th July 2014 16:33

 

State Of Goa Government Must Start Use Or Give Policy In Dealing With Flats, Plots & Shops Which Are Not In Used. Ideal Keeping Flats, Shops & Plots Is The Threat For The Development Of Goa & Goans. People Are Buying And Not Utilizing Their Shops, Flats & Plots And Keeping Goa Backward. Either Use It Or Give It To The Development Of Goa & Goans.

- Jose Rod, Goa | 11 th July 2014 14:16

 

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