Raia meeting proposes to upgrade existing grounds

The Raia gram sabha presided by sarpanch Rumaldo Gonsalves on Sunday adopted a resolution for the development and upgradation of the existing Raia grounds to international standards so that the same can be used for trials for the Lusofonia games.
The gram adopted also adopted a resolution demanding special for Goa and also opposed construction of airport at Mopa as it will affect the people of Goa.
The proposed bridge over Zuari River connecting Shiroda to Rachol was also opposed by the gram sabha as it would destroy houses of villagers and also affect the topography of Rachol and Raia. The gram sabha also objected to mega housing projects coming in village on grounds the village has no garbage disposal site, besides other infrastructure. [H]