Margao: Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat has said that he would not be celebrating his birthday (March 08) this year, due to the crisis like Mahadayi and Coronavirus.
In a press statement issued here, Kamat said “the people of Goa are presently facing the grave threat of entire State of Goa getting converted into a Desert as the neighbouring state Karnataka is all set to divert the water from our Lifeline Mahadayi.
“There is also a threat of Corona Virus which is spreading rapidly acorss the globe and everyone needs to take extreme precautions to control the spread of the virus.’
“It is definitely not the time for Celebrations and hence I have decided not to celebrate my birthday this year.”
“I appeal to all to take utmost precautions in view of the spread of Corona Virus and also get ready to be part of the strong agitation to Save Mhadei.”
“I regret to inform my well wishers that I will not be available to personally accept wishes from anyone and also appeal everyone not to issue any advertisments or display any posters or banners etc.”