Panaji: Condemning State government act of invoking ESMA against the protesting lifeguards, the Congress party has demanded resignation of Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar.
“We strongly condemn the statement of tourism minister to invoke ESMA against the striking lifeguards. We demand that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant immediately remove Manohar Ajgaonkar from the post of Tourism Minister for his arrogant and insensitive remark,” GPCC spokesperson Swati Kerkar told media.
She said that government should not try to threaten and pressurize the lifeguards. “We demand that all the lifeguards should be absorbed by the government under its ambit,” Kerkar demanded
She said government should provide beach safety under the supervision of former defence officials.