Startling hidden facts which run today's Politics of Land
It was over two hours long discussion, which has been shrunk to only One hour Twenty minutes, of a panel discussion at the book release function of updated edition of a book “Ajeeb Goa’s Gajab Politics”, by Sandesh Prabhudesai.
Crucial basic issues confronting Goa’s politics and the political economy were discussed, including:
Who is the Bhumiputra of Goa?
Did Lord Parashuram create Goa?
Whom does the land belong to?
In-Migration & Out-Migration of Goa
The controversial POGO Bill
Are Mokashe relevant today?
Will Tourism finish Identity of Goa?
Whom are our politicians serving? Goans or Land Sharks?
The panel of readers from different walks of life, who released the book, consisted of:
Derek Almeida, journalist & graphic novelist
Adv Jatin Naik, left-orinted trade unionist
Dr Madhu Ghodkirekar, Adivasi ideologue
Adv Shivaji Desai, right-wing social activist from Sattari
Anwesha Singbal, young writer & activist
Many others from the audience also participated in the discussion. They included: