Margao: Goa Forward Party President Vijai Sardesai has lambasted the “frustrated and unprincipled individuals” for “deliberate and malicious interpretation” of his video while speaking to a fisherwoman at SGPDA market.
“I’m utterly shocked and appalled by the deliberate and malicious interpretation of a conversation that I had while reviewing the progress of the SGPDA Fish Market,” Sardesai has said in a statement issued here after some elements edited the video and circulated it on the social media.
“The gesture I made while saying “you write about it” has been intentionally misconstrued to defame me and discredit my work,” he said.
Sardesai said at no point was any gesture made to insult anyone nor to hurt anyone’s sentiments even though the issue of feasibility of the fish trays was being hotly discussed and was later amicably resolved with leaders of fish vendors as the SGPDA has been open for changes to meet the requirements of the vendors.
“This new method of vilification by creating an issue and then writing about it in the media is the modus operandi of frustrated and unprincipled individuals and outfits who have been made speechless and motionless by the speed of development that I have undertaken for the people,” he said.
“The vast number of ordinary Goemkars who benefit from such works will see through this motivated and regressive campaign, and expose these shameless enemies of progress who stand between them and a better Goa. Such immoral attacks only embolden me to continue my work to bring the best of the world to Goa that goemkars deserve,” he added.