16/04/2014 … Stating that the announcement made by the state government of giving dearness allowance to government employees was in violation of the model code of conduct the state congress party on Wednesday urged the central election commission as well as state election commission to segregate the state 10,500 postal ballot votes from the recently held lok sabha elections in to the state of goa ….
It may be noted that the Goa government on Tuesday had raised the dearness allowance of nearly 65,000 civil servants and over 22,000 pensioners, from 90 to 100 per cent of the basic, from January 2014.
The Union cabinet had approved the proposal to hike DA for its employees and dearness relief for its pensioners to 100 per cent in March and the same has been implemented for Goa government employees.
Addressing media person gpcc president john Fernandes said the party was objecting to the statement made by chief minister over the increase of da to the state government employees as the same was announced by the prime minister of india dr manmohan singh prior to the election while mr Parrikar had announced it during the model code of conduct was in force
Fernandes also stated that he had spoken to his central aicc leaders to log a complaint with the central election commission over the matter