Added on : 2019-04-19 19:04:29
Unemployment is a major issue in India. A youth was arrested in North Goa's Valpoi constituency soon after he questioned Vishwajit Rane, an MLA and the coastal state's Health Minister, about unemployment. The incident took place on Thursday night during a meeting held to discuss BJP North Goa Lok Sabha Candidate Shripad Naik’s Campaign.
Gaonkar had asked Rane why he had not been provided a job despite being the Minister's active supporter for more than a decade. "I only asked him why I was not given a job despite being promised one for several years now. At the meeting, I was only raising a question about a job promise made to me by the Minister, which was not fulfilled and I was arrested after the meeting ended," Gaonkar said.
He was booked under the preventive Criminal Procedure Code section 151 by officials at the Valpoi police station and later released on bail.