Pwd minister sudhin dhavlikar has once again reiterated his desire of installing the life-sized statue of the father of the Opinion Poll, Dr Jack de Sequeira at a tourist spot mentioning the name of city bandodkar football ground to be developed in to a tourist park

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05/06/2015 …. Stating that no more statues were needed to be installed inside the assembly complex Pwd minister sudhin dhavlikar has once again reiterated his desire of installing the life-sized statue of the father of the Opinion Poll, Dr Jack de Sequeira at a tourist spot mentioning the name of city bandodkar football ground to be developed in to a tourist park where in the statue of dr sequirea could be installed for tourist visiting goa if the football stadium was not constructed …

It may be noted that after the demand was made by the children of opinion poll to install a life size statue of dr jack sequiera inside the assembly comples recently the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party legislators consisting of envoirnment minister alina saldanha and calangute mla Michael lobo had urged the government to honour the hero of the Opinion Poll, Dr Jack de Sequeira, by installing a life-sized statue of the leader at the State Assembly complex in Porvorim, next to the statue of the State’s first chief minister Dayanand Bandodkar.

The Goa Assembly had in March 1994 passed a resolution to install a statue of Dr de Sequeira in the Assembly complex. The resolution had been proposed by the then Panjim MLA J B Gonsalves.

Speaking to goanreporter pwd minister sudhin dhavlikar said that some bjp legislators had brought up this issue of their own and was not aware if the bjp party was supporting it as bjp party had not brought any such thing to our notice …

Dhavlikar again stated that he was not oppose to any such demands made by his co-legislators but was only worried that after installing such statues it had to be maintained properly if they were put up at certain places ….

Meanwhile commenting over the issue of pwd minister ccp mayor subham chodankar said that as a mayor he would welcome the idea of setting up a statue of dr sequiera in the capital city but would definitely like to know as where would it be installed and how

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