Panaji: January 12, 2020…. Minister for Art and Culture, Shri Govind Gaude has clarified on a news item appeared in section of press that a ‘Fraudster takes Goa Government for a ride’. In his clarification, the Minister has submitted that neither his office nor he had moved any note to the Chief Secretary for treating Shri Sunil Singh as State Guest from December 18 to 20, 2019 as reported.
Shri Sunil Singh approached him when he was already been accorded the privileges of PSO, accommodation and others. Only then that he had approached the Protocol Department to consider his request for a better accommodation.
In this connection, he had no role to play of whatsoever nature, the Minister clarifies.