Goa mulling over a ban on glass bottles in beach areas

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In an effort to curb pollution and enhance safety, Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has asked his officials to seek a way to ban glass bottles on state’s beaches. It was suggested by the shack owners. “Considering the demand from beach shack operators to ban supply of drinks in glass bottles on the beaches, the…

Michael Lobo Apologizes on Behalf of Ajgaonkar

Calangute MLA and Goa’s Deputy Speaker, Michael Lobo offered an apology on behalf of Tourism Minister, Manohar Ajgaonkar, for the comment he made against the Lamani community, which are a nomadic tribe hailing from Karnataka. In a press conference held today, Lobo cleared that the statement made by Ajgaonkar last week demanding the ban of…

Goa Minister Criticised Over “Prejudice” Statements Against Lamanis

Goa Minister Criticised Over Prejudice Statements On Lamanis

Goa tourism department’s decision to evict Lamanis, a nomadic Kannada-speaking tribe, from the beaches, has been flayed by the Karnataka government terming it to be “anti-democratic” and an “attack on the federal system”. “The controversial remarks by the Goa tourism minister reflects the anti-democratic attitude of the BJP government there. Also, it is an attack…

Ban Lamanis From Goa: Ajgaonkar

In an interview conducted by news agency, IANS, Tourism Minister, Manohar Ajgaonkar shared of what he wants to implement in Goa. He started stating that Lamanis, members of the nomadic tribe mostly hailing from Karnataka, should be banned from Goa because they spoil the reputation of the state and do not fit well with its…

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