PORVORIM: Revolutionary Goans Party (RGP) MLA Viresh Borkar today said that he is with the Opposition and that there was a lack of communication, due to which he could not walk out of the House.
“I am with the opposition and that there was a lack of communication due to which he could not walk out of the House,’ said Borkar.
He further said that all Opposition should come together along with NGOs and activists to save Mhadei, and we all should give a call for a Goa bandh.
“Leader of Opposition told me to wear a black shirt as a symbol of protest, but while leaving the house, he did not communicate back to me,” he added.
Borkar also sought a white paper to be tabled in the House.
“A representative House Committee on the Mhadei issue may be constituted to go into every aspect of the issue and submit a detailed report to the House in the monsoon session this year itself,” reads the representation copy.
He said that a white paper on the status of the Mhadei water diversion issue and the role of all three states’ parties to the dispute to date be prepared and presented in the assembly by Water Resource Department (WRD) with the help from Attorney General (AG) if needed.
Meanwhile, Borkar said that as per the stand of his party, he will not attend the Save Mhadei Save Goa rally at Virdi.
“As an MLA, he will be writing a letter to the Prime Minister on the Mhadei issue,” he added.