Action demanded against sweet mart
CANACONA: Jagrut Canconkars petitions chief officer of CMC asking for action against the sweet mart.
In a petition submitted by Jagrut Canconkars on Tuesday to the chief officer of Canacona municipality, the NGO has asked the CO to take suitable action against the erring sweet mart shop for selling sweets not fit for human consumption.
In the petition the petitioners have brought to the notice of the CO the sweet mart was found allegedly selling rancid sweets, there was also a complaint by a customer who found hair in the food items bought from the outlets based in Canacona taluka.
In an inspection conducted after receiving the complaints over the bad quality, discolored and spoilt sweets, the FDA had instructed the management of the sweet mart to shut their manufacturing unit for over 20 violations of rules and regulations under FDA.
The office bearers of Jagrut Canconkars speaking to Herald said they have requested the CO to take suitable action as per the existing laws against the sweet mart and said the health of the people from Canacona taluka is of utmost important they said.
Rains cause mud and trees to block road
SANGUEM: A team of Government officials led by Sanguem Mamlatdar Laxmikant Dessai, Ex MLA from Sanguem Subhash Phaldessai, Zilla Panchayat Member Navnath Naik and others rushed to the hilly village of Verlem in Netravali Village Panchayat to clear the mud and the trees which had blocked the road proceeding to the nearby Salgini village.
Due to the heavy rains which lashed the taluka over two days, the road side mud walls had collapsed and fallen on the road thereby blocking the only road proceeding to Salgini village located on the top of the hillock.
On account of the blockage of the road and considering the dangerous condition of the road, the only KTC bus which plies to the village made trip up to Verlem and the residents including school going children from Salgini were compelled to walk the remaining distance of six kilometres by foot. This scenario had prevailed over three days. However as the situation aggravated yesterday, Sanguem Mamlatdar Laxmikant Dessai, Deputy Collector Quepem Rohit Kadam and Ex MLA Subhash Phaldessai got their act their act together and got the work of clearing the debris started with the help of labour and a JCB machine. Sanguem MLA Prasad Gaonkar also made his presence felt during the clearing operations and assured of desired steps to make arrangements for proper road facility in the village.
Action demanded against abusive police inspector
SANGUEM: The members of Dhangar Community from Sanguem and other parts of Goa strongly condemned the attack on Curdi Wadem Panchayat Member Janu Zore, panchayat member of Curdi Wadem village panchayat. The members of the Dhangar Community and others present demanded an immediate inquiry into the alleged incident of use of abusive language and assault on Zore by a Police Inspector on Saturday.
The members speaking at the meeting demanded immediate suspension of the Police Inspector failing which the Dhangar Community members threatened to lead an agitation all over Goa.
Adv. Paresh Misal who accompanied Zore to Sanguem Police Station on the day of incident, termed the action by the PI to be highly arbitrary and unwanted. Gaonkar felt if this is the fate of elected members then one could only imagine the plight of the common man.