August 16, 2022

Mapusa: Opposition Chief Michael Lobo on Sunday mentioned that the State OBC Fee didn’t do its job and expressed doubt about whether or not will probably be capable of full the train of classifying the opposite backward courses (OBCs) as per the ‘triple take a look at’ throughout the subsequent few days.

Lobo additionally mentioned that the upcoming Meeting session can go forward regardless of the panchayat elections because the dialogue will likely be on the funds which was already handed.

“I don’t suppose the State OBC Fee may give the information within the subsequent eight to 10 days. Even when it does, will probably be haphazard. However nonetheless, if they’ve the information then excellent. We assist it…As a result of earlier I supported the reservation for OBC,” Lobo mentioned.

The Chief of Opposition was talking to journalists on the sidelines of a perform at Parra on Sunday.

Lobo mentioned the State Election Fee (SEC) has already launched the notification reserving wards for girls, SC and ST, however with out the OBC reservation as a result of it didn’t get the information from the federal government.

He mentioned solely the State OBC Fee can do the train of classifying the OBCs as per the triple take a look at standards, however that may require a while.

“In any case, the notification is already out. It now lies with the SEC and the federal government of the day. Allow us to see what they’re doing,” he mentioned.

By the way, the federal government has maintained that uncooked knowledge concerning the OBC inhabitants has already been submitted to the Goa State Fee for Backward Lessons and throughout the subsequent eight to 10 days, the panel will submit the main points of the OBC quota to the SEC.

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In accordance with the Chief of Opposition, he didn’t foresee curtailment of the meeting session as there isn’t a connection between holding the meeting session and the code of conduct on account of the panchayat election.

“The funds has already been handed. We will likely be discussing what provisions have been made within the funds. There gained’t be any new assurances made,” he mentioned.

Lobo additional mentioned that since panchayat elections usually are not fought on celebration traces, he’ll lengthen assist to good people and enchantment to folks to vote for them.

“We would like good folks to get elected for the event of the village,” he mentioned.

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