As a part of the nation wide fast organised by All India Congress Committee (AICC), the Goa unit of party organised a fast to promote harmony in various sections of society at Azad Maidan in the city on Monday.
The fast was attended by Congress MLAs, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) President Shantaram Naik and other office bearers of the party.
The fast, which started at 1100 hrs in the day and ended at 1700 hrs in the evening, was addressed among others by Mr Naik, former GPCC President and incumbent Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro and Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader in the state assembly Chandrakant ‘Babu’ Kavlekar.
The leaders criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party led governments at the Centre and in various states for adopting anti-dalit polices.
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