CANACONA: BJP hands over one of two houses which CM laid foundation in April month
CANACONA: Canacona BJP handed over the keys of a house built under the party’s ambitious ‘Shram -Seva Dham’ project to a family of Khotigao village.
The keys were handed over to Kamlakar Gaonkar and his wife of Baddem-Khotigao , before the House inaugural ribbon was cut by Speaker and Canacona MLA Ramesh Tawadkar, Goa State BJP President Sadanand Tanawade, Ex-Dy CM and BJP Vice-president Chandrakant (Babu) Kavlekar in the presence of SC/ST Commissioner Deepak Karmalkar, CMC Chairperson Simon Rebello, BJP General Secretary Satish Dhond, Secretary Sarvanand Bhagat, South Goa Vice President Mahesh Naik, Canacona BJP Mandal President Vishal Dessai, and others on Saturday.
BJP Canacona had taken up to construct two houses in Canacona (the other at Ziltawadi Gaondongrim) of two different families having no proper roof to which foundation was laid to both houses at the hands of Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant in the second week of April, at thier own contribution of funds.
According to sources, party Karyakarta’s took on themselves to construct the house, as contribution initiated during Chief Minister’s April visit were further enhanced and according to sources around 4 Lakhs of cash was collected besides many others making contributions in kind and materials. Many of the Karyakarta’s themselves worked in different capacities and the house is constructed valued approximately around 12 Lakhs of rupees.
Incidentally, the shanty type of houses of Kamlakar Gaonkar not even had mud Walls and was covered with plastic sheets overhead, when the chief minister Sawant visited the household in April month.
BJP Canacona has also undertaken to construct a house of late Somnath Mirashi of Ziltawadi Gaondongrim, and recently identified a third one at Ordhofond for which work will also commence shortly.