Thu. Oct 22nd, 2020

GOA SUNBURN ROW: PORTS MINISTER JIBES POLICE AND TAX AUTHORITIES FOR OVERCHARGING FEES

A day after, Bombay high court in Goa imposed strictures on EDM “Sunburn” organizers,  the Goa Ports minister, Michael Lobo on Friday took a jibe at police and tax authorities for over-charging fees for hosting electronic dance and music (EDM) festivals. Addressing media persons in Panjim Lobo criticized the police department for charging EDM organizers for 3 shifts.   He said that “Police department had given them security bills of 3 shifts, which was not acceptable to the industry”.

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He also maintained that the tax authorities had imposed taxes on complementary passes issued to Goans.  Lobo, said that somebody coming to host festival in Goa, should not be put in situation where he runs away.

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