Valpoi: On Monday Shel Melavli villagers held the Morcha on Guleli village panchayat and submitted the memorandum to the Panchayat Body, while saying that to cancel the IIT project from Melavli village and also take the special gram sabha on IIT project.
Also villagers have threatened to the Panchayat body, if they failed to call the special gram sabha on IIT project then they will locked the panchayat door. The Guleli village panchayat said that they have not given any permission for IIT project in Guleli panchaayt jurisdiction.
The around five hundred villagers have gathered near Guleli village panchayat and have given the slogans that to shift the IIT project from Melavli village to other place and save the biodiversity of village.
We have given the Memorandum to the Guleli village panchayat that to cancel the IIT project from our Shel Melavli village and shift to other place of Goa, also requested the all panch members that to call a special gram sabha on IIT project as the villagers are not aware of anything regarding the IIT project. So all villagers need to discuss on IIT project in the gram sabha, if the panchayat body have failed to take the special gram sabha on IIT project then we will put the locked to the Panchayat door, says a villager Shakikant Sawardekar.
We have submitted our grievances letter signed by villagers on IIT project to the Guleli village panchayat. The panchayat have told us that they will reply to our letter within the next three days, says a another villager Subham Shivolkar.
The Melavli villagers have submiited a grievances letter to us on IIT project. We have putted that letter in the panchayat body meeting and after discussing on that letter in the meeting, we will reply to that letter in next two days, Says Sarpanch Apurva Chari.