Independent Goa MLA Prasad Gaonkar resigns as GFDC chief


Panaji, Sep 25: Independent MLA Prasad Gaonkar from Sanguem on Tuesday resigned from the chairman post of Goa Forest Development Corporation Ltd (GFDC).

After tendering his resignation, Goakar expressed his displeasure over the functioning of Goa government and attacked Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

“When State Forest Minister himself is absent for long time, what kind of development can we expect in that department?,” he told a local news portal the goa spotlight.

On being asked whether he would withdraw the support to the BJP-led government, Gaonkar said: “any decision I would take about the government, will be taken after taking my voters into confidence.”

In the absence of Parrikar, entire administration has come to a standstill.


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