Monday 23 January 2012

Bharat Mukti Morcha supports struggle against privatization of Forts in Goa

Sainath Jalmi

Bharat Mukti Morcha supports ongoing struggle against privatization of Forts in Goa. Number of forts in Goa with historical importance are facing the the threats of privatization. Tiracol Fort, Cabo-de-Rama Fort, Chapora Fort, Reis Magos Fort etc are facing the threat of privatization from the ruling Brahmanical lobby.

Sainath Jalmi, a mulnivasi hailing from Goa's Bhandari community is in the middle of this fight in the form litigation challenging privatization of Reis Magos Fort at Verem, Bardez, Goa. He is in the middle of this struggle since July 2008.

According to Jalmi, corporate houses with links to Bamons and Banias are in collusion with British lobbies to take over this Fort to convert it into a starred hotel. Bharat Mukti Morcha appreciates Sainath Jalmi's efforts and advises Goa government to halt privatization plans.

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