monsoratte led panel files writ petition at bombay high court in goa challenging government’s order

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22-march-2013 … Annoyed with the stand taken by state government of postponing the elections of mayor and deputy mayor of the corporation city of Panjim 14 corporators of the monosratte led panel along with independent corporators surendra and ruth furtado on Friday filed a writ petition at the Bombay high court at goa challenging the order of postponement of elections done by the state government …

It may be noted that in an unprecedented situation elections to the post of mayor and deputy mayor of the corporation city of panaji were postponed at a last minute on last Wednesday by ccp commissioner Sanjit Rodrigues on the request of the decision of the state government who had written from the office of directorate of municipal administration stating that the state government had received various representations regarding the reservations to the post of mayor and dy mayor in the corporation due to which the matter was under examination and therefore the elections were postponed till the matter was properly examined

After filing the writ petition corporator surendra furtado speaking to media reporters said that all the sixteen corporators had full faith in judiciary and were hopeful to get justice as soon as possible

Surendra said if the chief minister was so much interested in reservations of seats then there were many bjp mlas who were from the same reservations class of sc/st/obc who were eagerly waiting to take up the post of chief minister and minister jobs

 corporator rudresh chodankar said that advisors of chief minister Manohar Parrikar were putting mr Parrikar in trouble by giving him wrong advises

 Meanwhile revenue minister francis dsouza said that there was a need to amend reservations in ccp which would be done in the ongoing assembly session within the next fifteen days