Taking cognisance of the recent incident of collapse of
an old building in Mapusa and the deteriorating condition of the old
municipality building, the Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) on Tuesday decided to
seal the old municipality building and hand it over to Art and Cultural
Department for undertaking repair work to set up the district library.
Raising the incident of collapse of old building near the
Mapusa Commerce centre, councillors at the council meeting on Tuesday asked the
MMC chairperson Ryan Braganza to take action over other buildings in Mapusa
which are in dilapidated condition.
Braganza informed the council that the condition of old
municipality building which houses Red Cross office and library is
deteriorating every passing day and it needs to be handed over to Art and
Cultural department and suggested to seal the building in a bid to avoid
any untoward incident.
The Mapusa municipality also passed a resolution
congratulating the central government led by Narendra Modi and also team of
scientists from Indian Space Research Organisation over its achievement
during Chandrayaan-2 mission. The proposal was moved by councillor Sandip
Source:: The Navhind Times