BY HERALD REPORTER, MARGAO, MARCH 15 —
GPYC President, Girish Chodankar has condemned the cowardly act of demolition of age old cross at Comba by some miscreants.
In a statement, Chodankar said the act has disturbed the sentiments of the people of Goa, adding that peace loving people should not allow such actions.
He urged Christian community not to get carried away by such instigation by communal elements to disturb the communal peace. “In the past also Christian community had displayed maturity and restraint”, he said, while demanding immediate arrest of culprits involved in the incident.
Meanwhile, South Goa District Youth Congerss Vice-President, Camilo Barretto condemned the act and said the elements were trying to incite the Catholic community.
Barretto said the communal forces in Goa are working overtime to disturb communal peace and called upon the people to unitedly frustrate their efforts.