Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday assured a
delegation of people from St Andre constituency led by local MLA Francis
Silveira as regards taking a final decision about the proposed marina project
in St Andre, only after studying the matter in detail.
The villagers allegedly affected by the proposed Mormugao
Port Trust marina in Nauxi village, in the particular constituency also handed
over a representation to the Chief Minister against this project.
“The Chief Minister has given us an assurance that he
will help us,” later Silveira told the pressmen, pointing out that the Chief
Minister stated, “Let the hearing of November 2 get over, and we will help
“The Chief Minister has assured us that if the people do
not want the project, then the government also does not want the same,” said
Bharatiya Janata Party leader and member of Action Front Goenkar Against
Marina, Ramrao Wagh, who was part of the delegation.
“The Chief Minister has also told us that his government
will study the matter and take a decision,” he added.
Source:: The Navhind Times