10/01/2016 … Statement made by the Defence minister Manohar Parrikar, of assuring out-of-court settlement on Mhadei dispute through bilateral talks seems to have not gone well in the state as his own bjp led government chief minister laxmikant parsekar stating that the issue of outside court settlement over mhadei issue was not in proper taste for the state of goa
Members of the Mhadei Bachao Abhiyan also condemned the statement made by the defence minister Manohar Parrikar to Karnataka for out-of-court settlement on the Mhadei water diversion dispute.
Speaking to media reporters after the cabinet briefing at the secretariat at porvorim chief minister laxmikant parsekar said that he was also of the opinion that the matter needs to be resolved before the tribunal and not outside the court
Opposition leader pratapsingh rane said that whichever government it may be in the state they were not in favour of settlement outside the court over the mhadei and it had to be settled inside the tribunal only or else would come on the streets to fight against it
Dabolim mla mauvin godinho said that if the state was bound to get a favourable decision from the tribunal than there was no need for an outside court settlement over the mahdei issue
Bicholim mla naresh sawal said that mhadei issue was an important issue for goans and therefore it had to be resolved through court only …