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Don't want to create controversy: Goa CM on demand for apology from Portugal PM

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Panaji | Wednesday, Jan 11 2017 IST
 
Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today said he would not like to create controversy on the eve of Assembly elections on the issue of some political parties demanding apology from visiting Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa for atrocities committed by the Portuguese rulers in Goa.

Speaking to reporters after calling on Mr Costa at the residence of Portuguese Consul General in Goa Rui Beceira in the city, the Chief Minister said, ''Look, I do not want to create controversy on the eve of Assembly elections.

''In fact, this gentleman showed and disclosed proudly that his origin is in Goa. In that sense, I feel that we Goans should feel proud that people who ruled us for 450 years, come back. Today, a person from Goa origin is heading the entire Portugal. It is a matter of pride and should be a matter of pride for us.''

Two regional political parties-Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM)- have demanded apology from the visiting Prime Minister for atrocities committed by Portuguese rulers in Goa. UNI AKM ST RJ 1402

-- (UNI) -- C-1-DL0169-1102894.Xml

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