SANGUEM: Members of the All Goa Toddy tapers employers association from Sanguem and Quepem taluka demanding an inquiry into ongoing malpractices in the association.
During the press conference by Goa Toddytapers association members held at Dando-Sanguem, they questioned the improper functioning of the association and claimed that it is not according to the association laws.
Further, some members claimed that some association members are trying to misuse the association office by selling community certificates to other community persons, which is totally illegal and unjust to those who belong to the toddy taper community and to whom the benefits should be given said, Mario Coutinho.
Coutinho further appealed to the toddy tapers community from Sanguem and Quepem taluka to come together to fight against injustice, and ongoing illegality in all goa toddy tapers employees association in Margao.
Piety Fernandes, another member of the association, said in the initial stage when the community came into existence, toddy tapers employers association in Margao started giving community certificates regularly without any issue but later, they started misusing the power of the association in Margao by issuing a bogus certificate of the caste to other community.
Another member Martin Fernandes said that there should not be an injustice to any person from our community, and giving bogus caste certificates should be stopped, and the association should work fairly.
During press conference,Mario Coutinho,Martin Fernandes,piety Fernandes,pascol Fernandes,Johnson Fernandes,Tony Fernandes, Zuzin D’costa, Milagres Desilva, Gregory Louis, Manuel Rodrigues were present.