Imposing section 144 during IFFI is completely unwarranted. Government should immediately lift it. The Congress has urged the Governor to direct the Government in this regard. On the other hand, Goa Forward leader Vijai Sardesai has also accused Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant for not arguing the case of Mhadei before National Green Tribunal.
According to GPCC President Girish Chodankar, section 144 is not imposed in the states where there could be trouble due to Ayodhya verdict.
But it has been imposed in a state of Goa where thousands of delegates come for IFFI from all over the world.