Making efforts for resumption of the mining
activity in Goa and ensuring protection of wildlife are the key promises made by the Shiv Sena
in its manifesto for the April 23 Lok Sabha
Sena state vice president and South Goa candidate Rakhi Prabhudesai Naik released the document in Margao town Tuesday.
has always stood by the mining
dependents and we will continue doing so. Our main assurance for this elections is to ensure that mining
resumes soon," Prabhudesai Naik said.
Iron ore extraction in the coastal state came to a halt in March last year, after the supreme court quashed fresh renewal of 88 mining leases.
The Sena also assured a minimum financial support for the mining dependents through the Central government, in case the industry operations do not resume.
Removing casinos from water bodies in Goa; complete protection of the Mahadeyi river
from any kind of diversion; absolute implementation of the Wildlife Protection Act, and scrapping the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification, 2019 are the other promises made by the Uddhay Thackrey-led party.