08/08/2014 … stating that he was totally against irregularities taking place in to the state of goa Pwd minister sudhin dhavlikar on Thursday said a new law for controlling spa and massage parlours was required in to the state of goa which could take strict action on illegal things taking place in spa and massage palours
It may be noted that the chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday had informed the assembly that his government would bring in a new law with adequate teeth to regulate massage parlours in the state and to prevent their misuse for the purpose of prostitution.
Parrikar had made the announcement while replying to a calling attention motion by Calangute MLA Michael Lobo who had stated that the lack of action from state police officials had allowed prostitution activities under the government approved centres of massage parlours, spas and Ayurvedic treatment in the state.
Commenting over the issue pwd minister sudhin dhavlikar said that there had to be a stop on illegal madssage parlour while genuine legal massage parlours had to be permitted to carry out their operations in the state
Meanwhile st cruz mla babush monsoratte commenting over the issue said that there was a need for the law to be in totally transparent as it was the police officials themselves who did not help to tackle illegal issues but were the other who were creating more complications and were good in taking benefits out of it