Taleigao landfilling has taken a new turn while locals stopped a truck dumping mud at Nagalli Hills. The locals were playing on the hills they stopped a truck and questioned the truck driver as to who has given permission for this dumping of mud on the hill. Taleigoa has been already facing their fields being landfilled.
The locals questioned the truck driver for the permission of the dumping and he didn’t have any such documents. the contractor who came on-site pointed out the name of the Sarpanch of the Taleigao panchayat. The locals claimed that the panchayat is involved in these illegal acts like landfilling. The locals marched to the police station to report the incident.
Locals of Taleigao said that This act of landfilling is illegally done and hence these land fillings are done on weekends or when no one is around. The contractor also threatened the locals but this did not stop them from highlighting the issue to the police authorities.