Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) office bearers and Congress MLAs today met with Governor Mridula Sinha and complained of ‘collapse of administration and governance in the state’ owing to ailment of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and his two cabinet colleagues.
In a memorandum submitted to the Governor, copies of which were shared with media, Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Chandrakant Kavlekar and GPCC President Girish Chodankar said,”We are once again compelled and constrained to address this memorandum to your authority with the hope that your good self will intervene in the matter in the interest of Goa and Goans and also the nation as a whole. We once again bring to fore, the issues which we have been raising time and again, for issuance of appropriate directions.”
In the memorandum, the party has demanded clarity over nature of illness of the Chief Minister, complained over illness of ministers and inability to perform and discharge functions, no meeting of Cabinet ministers, closure of mining, spiraling rise of prices, poisoning of food with no control, Mhadhei issue and rising unemployment.
“We therefore seek your intercession to discharge the important Constitutional obligations bestowed upon you and that you discharge the same without fear and favour in the interest of the State and its people. We call upon you to intervene in the matter in view of the facts in the interest of the state and the country as a whole and we expect you to act in accordance with the constitution of India and take appropriate decision in the light of the facts,” the Memorandum stated.