ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Gallup on Goa

Yet once again the Congress Parliamentary Board has taken a decision on the future of Goa. It is now to be decided through a referendum—that is what the 'opinion poll' really is, though with typical Congress logic the Parliamentary Board shied away from using the term after conceding the principle for fear that it might create a precedent'—in which the people of Goa will indicate whether they wish to remain a Union Territory or merge with Maharashtra. This is not the first time that the Congress Parliamentary Board has announced a decision on Goa, but for the first time its decision seems likely to be acceptable to all the parties to the dispute.



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