What is stopping Dr Pramod Sawant from revoking all permissions to “illegal” structure?

Shockingly, after all this, the Conservation Committee gave permission for RECONSTRUCTION of the old house, which never existed.
Not only this, the Town and Country Planning, in a hurry, granted permission within 11 days after Conservation Committee approval.
There is enough evidence for the government to act if it wants to, but sadly, the Sawant led government is sleeping over it for reasons best known to them.
Manish Munot is the husband of BJP national spokesperson Shaina NC, and Sawant does not seem to be in the mood to upset the national leaders ahead of elections.
However, one opines is Sawant ready to take the risk of upsetting his voters two months ahead of the Assembly poll?
SURAJ NANDREKAR
Editor, Goemkarponn

 

It is simply clear that the structure at the Old Goa heritage zone is illegal.
The today produced by Goemkarponn on Tuesday reveals how the owners – Suvarna Suraj Lotlikar and Manish Munot, used their political power to get the permissions.
The investigations also revealed how the owners falsely used a picture of a heritage house in Pernem as an existing house in Old Goa.
Shockingly, after all this, the Conservation Committee gave permission for RECONSTRUCTION of the old house, which never existed.
Not only this, the Town and Country Planning, in a hurry, granted permission within 11 days after Conservation Committee approval.
There is enough evidence for the government to act if it wants to, but sadly, the Sawant led government is sleeping over it for reasons best known to them.
Manish Munot is the husband of BJP national spokesperson Shaina NC, and Sawant does not seem to be in the mood to upset the national leaders ahead of elections.
However, one opines is Sawant ready to take the risk of upsetting his voters two months ahead of the Assembly poll?
Thousand of people gathered a fortnight ago to oppose the construction, but the government seems unmoved.
Sawant says he has asked the TCP Minister to study the matter and revoke permissions, but sadly, nothing has happened.
From the documents, it is clear that the bungalow is illegal, so why not withdraw permissions.
Of COurse, the owners will go to court on demolition but let that happen. People and NGO’s have enough evidence to prove the illegality in a court of law.
Emotions are running high, people are sentimental on the issue, but the government seems to be looking at it the other way round.
Simply blaming Vijai Sardesai or Suraj Lotlikar will serve no purpose.
However, while doing so, the CM has not even once named the BJP leader Shaina NC. Why?
People do not want to know who did it; they want the demolition of the structure. That’s it.
It only seems like Sawant wants to buy time so that the elections and announced and will then say cannot do anything as Code of Conduct is in force.
What more evidence does Sawant need to revoke permissions?
Here we have given you the evidence. The ASI has clearly said the documents submitted are fake.
“In that document, there is a photograph of a house (copy enclosed). The applicant claims that the house in the photograph existed in survey number-4/1, village Ella, before it was destroyed by a storm in 1992.
However, this office received information that the house in the photograph exists in village Pernem, District North Goa.”
“During the inspection, it was found that the photograph submitted by the applicant is false, and the claim of the existence of the house in survey no. 4/1 of village Ella, before the year 1992 is fake,” ASI said.
A few days ago, we saw thousands of people, but if the CM delays in taking a stand now, there may be lakhs of people who would launch a mega agitation to save the heritage area.

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