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Designer Wendell Rodricks urges President, PM to save 100-year-old Goa chapel

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Noted has written to and Modi, urging them to intervene and save from demolition a 100-year-old chapel in his native village of

St. is being demolished to widen highway 17 (NH 17) that passes through village in .

In his letter to the and the Prime Minister, Rodricks said, "We have learnt about the expansion of the highway, which will destroy our St. This is totally illegal and in violation of the order that a religious structure over 100 years old cannot be demolished. This ruling was enforced after the Babri Masjid demolition."

Rodricks and the people of Colvale, have been protesting against the cutting down of trees in and around the village for widening of the highway.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 06:00 IST