Congress holds rally in Vasco to protest coal dust pollution

VASCO: A rally was organised in the port town of Vasco under the banner of ‘Mormugao Citizen March’ in order to protest the coal dust pollution, on Thursday.
Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Girish Chodankar, Goa Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee president Pratima Coutinho, GPCC vice president Sankalp Amonkar, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) state unit president Jose Philip D’Souza, NCP Minority Cell state unit president Nazir Khan, councillors Shraddha Amonkar and Bhavana Bhosle, president of Old Cross Fishing Canoe Owners Cooperative Society Ltd, Vasco, Custodio D’Souza, National Fishworkers Forum national vice president Olencio Simoes, former councillor Shanti Mandrekar, Capt Verito, Janardhan Bhandari, Varad Mardolkar, Shankar Polji, Sachin Bhagat, Sandip Haldankar and others participated in the rally.
The rally kicked off from St Andrew’s Church Square and culminated at Mormugao Municipality building. A strong pose of police were deployed to prevent any untoward incident.

Source:: The Navhind Times

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