24 March 2022 , 06:27 AM IST

South Goa Zilla Parishad members urge newly elected MLAs to insist on extra powers

Ulhas Tuenkar and Antonio Vaas will elevate all points associated to Zilla Parishad within the meeting

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MARGAO: Two newly-elected MLAs from South Goa – Ulhas Tuenkar and Antonio Vaas – on Wednesday assured to take up all points associated to Zilla Panchayat within the Meeting session, particularly with regard to delegation of extra powers to the native physique.

Navelim MLA Ulhas Tuenkar and Kortalim MLA Antonio Vaas had been members of the Zilla Parishad, who’ve now been elected as MLAs within the not too long ago held Goa Meeting elections. He was felicitated within the month-to-month assembly held on the Zilla Panchayat workplace in Margao on Wednesday.

Moreover Chairperson Suvarna Tendulkar, Khushali Velip, Vice President and Deepak Borkar, the ZP member in his congratulatory movement urged each the MLAs to take ahead the difficulty associated to South Goa Zilla Panchayat with the brand new authorities and to emphasise extra powers for the native physique. requested.

“Each the MLAs are former Zilla Parishad members and are conscious of the problems of this native physique. It’s our request to them to boost their voice within the meeting in order that the federal government can delegate extra powers to the Zilla Panchayat apart from fixing different points.” he mentioned.

Khushali Velip expressed her dismay on the failure of former legislators Clafcio Dias and Wilfred D’Sa, who had been additionally members of the district council, to present the district council its due.

Tuenkar mentioned, “I’m conscious of all the problems earlier than the South Goa Zilla Parishad and therefore I’ll be certain that these are delivered to the discover of the federal government. I’ll positively elevate my voice on this regard within the meeting.”

Aside from promising follow-up motion on the proposed South Goa Zilla Parishad constructing undertaking, he additionally assured to steer different MLAs to pressurize the federal government to present extra powers to the Zilla Parishad.

MLA Antonio Vaas additionally spoke on the identical strains and warranted them of serving to resolve the Zilla Parishad points by taking over with the federal government.

He assured, “I’ve labored on the grassroots degree and I do know the problems associated to the folks. Our demand was to present extra powers to the Zilla Parishad and I’ll positively comply with up with the federal government.”

On this assembly, the South Goa District Panchayat additionally handed a decision urging the federal government to expedite the inspiration stone laying of the brand new Borim bridge to ease the outdated visitors congestion drawback.

“The visitors congestion at Borim Junction is uncontrolled. Therefore, the brand new Borim bridge is the necessity of the hour,” he mentioned.

Speaking to media individuals after the assembly, President Suvarna Tendulkar mentioned that the native physique will carry to the discover of the federal government the outdated price of GSR which is hampering the event works as a result of enhance in materials price.

“We now have additionally resolved to blacklist these contractors who’re discovered to not full the work inside a stipulated interval. A ZP member additionally raised the difficulty of enjoying subject, which remains to be pending however shockingly, the involved contractor claims. Doing that the job is finished,” Tendulkar mentioned.

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