Tillari issue raked up to blackmail Goa: CM

 

The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that the Tillari issue was perhaps raked up to blackmail Goa government, even as he said that the memorandum of understanding signed between Goa and Maharashtra was very vague.

The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that the Tillari issue was perhaps raked up to blackmail Goa government, even as he said that the memorandum of understanding signed between Goa and Maharashtra was very vague.

Addressing reporters on the sidelines of a function held to inaugurate the pass system of Kadamba Transport Corporation, the Chief Minister ruled out the possibility of providing jobs to the people affected by the Tillari irrigation project but went on to add that Goa would give compensation to them as part of one-time settlement. [NT]