MARGAO: The PWD Minister Mr. Churchill Alemao, addressed a meeting in favour of Mr. Joseph Silva, a candidate fielded by the GPCC General Secretary Mr Vijay Sardesai in the Margao Municipal Ward No. 3.
Earlier a fortnight ago, the new office of Joseph Silva was inaugurated by Mr. Joaquim Alemao, the Urban development minister of the state of Goa and on Wednesday a meeting chaired by Mr. Silva was addressed by the PWD minister in favour of Silva, appealing those present and the voters of Ward 3 to choose Mr. Silva as their representative by electing him.
Mr. Alemao hailed Silva as a very humble and illustrious and a very helpful person especially to the downtrodden. He also said that Silva was the right candidiate for the post.
“Many people today claims credit for the development work in Fatorda, but the fact remains that no development can take place if the same is not approved by the Chief Minister and other ministers”, he asserted.
He also said that the developments in the Fatorda that have taken place for the last 3 years were done by him and the Chief Minister of Goa Mr. Digamber Kamat at the instance of the GPCC General Secretary Mr. Sardesai.
Mr. Sardesai, quoting his defeat in the last Assembly elections as an example spoke to the people urging them not to split the votes as it would only help the BJP to come to power. He also brushed aside the rumours of the fields will be used for setting up a Kabrastan after harvesting and asserting that the Congress government is behind the candidature of Mr. Silva.
Others who spoke at the meeting were the muslim leader Akbar Mulla, ST leader Joseph Vas besides Joseph Silva and others.


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