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Panaji: Small and Medium Hoteliers Association of Goa (SMHAG) on Saturday opposed the government’s decision to categorise gatted community under D category.
Speaking to reporters, SMHAG president Serafin Cota informed that out of airlifted tourists out of Goa 60% were staying in illegal hotels.
The SMHAG have demanded to put them under B category as govt will be losing revenue on electricity, water, GST as they are not commercial entities.
“Goa has lost about Rs 300 crores annually because of illegal occupancy by tourists,” Cota added.
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