Vijai wants water problem sorted out


Following complaints from a large number of Borda and Margao residents, independent MLA Vijai Sardesai on Thursday gave the water department one week to solve the problem of acute water shortage that residents are facing, failing which he will lead an agitation on the streets.
Addressing mediapersons on Thurdsay, Sardesai said that the master balancing reservoir located at Gogol used to pump water for eight hours to various places in Margao and Fatorda and that he found out that now, water is pumped only for four hours, and the rest diverted to Zuari agro chemicals.
Responding to queries regarding his allegations that question papers for government posts were leaked, Sardesai said that despite him having exposed the same, oral interviews are taking place as scheduled and said that aggrieved candidates have no choice but to approach the courts. "Is this a democracy, where the aggrieved citizens have no option but to approach the courts, given the callous and indifferent attitude of the state government?" asked Sardesai. [TOI]