PANAJI: Leader of Opposition (LoP) Yuri Alemao today alleged that the timing of the Yoga Session and denial of permissions to traditional Carnival Celebrations is part of a larger conspiracy to eclipse Carnival in Goa.
“It appears that the visit of Ramdev Baba, the timing of the Yoga Session, and denial of permissions to traditional Carnival Celebrations is part of a larger conspiracy to eclipse Carnival in Goa,” said Alemao.
He further said that the circular of the Education Department to help a private event gather crowd must be withdrawn immediately.
The education department yesterday issued a circular to the Heads of all Govt. /Govt. aided/unaided primary/secondary/higher secondary & special schools ato depute all of their teachers and NSS, NCC, Scout & Guide volunteers to attend grand yog shibir on February 20, 2023 at Miramar Beach.
Ramdev Baba will be present in this camp at 4.45 am. A special camp will be held for teachers and students of all government, aided and unaided primary, secondary and higher secondary schools in the state on February 20 from 4 to 6 pm.
The flagging off of the float parade will be done on Saturday at Panaji. The traditional route for the Carnival float procession in the capital city will start at New Patto Bridge and pass in front of the former secretariat. The centres for the Carnival are Porvorim, Panaji, Margao, Vasco, Mapusa and Morjim.