Goa is known for its amazing beauty, climate and hence has become the favorite tourist spots of people in India. The place has a relaxing vibe attached to it and therefore people like to visit the place and enjoy a bit of R&R (Rest and Relaxation) and quality time with friends.
But for many the reason to visit Goa is to party their time away at beaches and party joints and enjoy the beauty Goa has to provide.
Well, there is bad news for such party lovers now; Goa is not going to be the same place for you.
Goa’s CM Manohar Parrikar has done what everyone have been fearing for a long time. Addressing a gathering after opening the incubation centre at the state run Economic Development Corporation (EDC), Parrikar announced that drinking alcohol in Public in Goa can land you in touble. From 15th Aug, it’s illegal to publicly drink in Goa and those caught doing this may have to pay a heavy fine.
Manohar Parrikar said –
“There is something called civic responsibility. The footpath which is developed along the river in Panaji City is being used by the people for drinking beer.”
The Chief Minister further added-
“There will be heavy fine for drinking in public from the next month. We will implement the decision from August 15 onwards.”