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Parrikar's nephew files complaint against 'attempts to defame CM'

IANS  |  Panaji 

Manohar Parrikar's nephew Akhil Parrikar on Sunday filed a police complaint against members of a regional political party floated by former RSS chief Subhash Velingkar, accusing them of trying to defame and malign the image of Parrikar and his family.

The complaint filed at the station in North late on Sunday claimed that members of the Goa Suraksha Manch, who were staging a protest against for his "anti-Goa" statement on water diversion, during a conclave of party workers chaired by Shah, heckled the complainant and tried to defame the and his family, outside the conclave venue near Panaji.

Hrudaynath Shirodkar, one of the persons named in the complaint, told reporters that members of the had assembled outside the venue to peacefully protest against Shah.

"We had only arrived to peacefully protest against Shah's statement, which is against the interest of Goa," he said.

An at the station said on the condition of anonymity that he was the complaint had been received and that preliminary inquiry would be conducted.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 23:58 IST
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