By NIMY Sara Joy
Panaji, Feb. 03- The three-day non-stop music festival in a forest area near Agonda, Goa has under police scanner. The sale of drugs during music festivals in Goa becoming more notorious these days.
“I have asked them (subordinates) to check whether there are any illegalities. If we find any illegality, we will stop the party,” Ravindra Singh Yadav, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police said. The police will keep a close eye on the ‘Chakra view festival’, and the beach will be under the police radar.
Also the district police and anti-narcotic cell are instructed to have a keen attention for whether there any drugs or psychotropic substances is selling the festival venue.
The suspected death of Meha Bharadwaj revealed the sale of drugs at such mega music parties in Goa. Her death is assumed by having overdose drug. It happened during Sunburn music festival in December.
The organizers of the festival, put the details of the event on the website www.chakraviewfestival.com, but they couldn’t be contacted through their contact details.
And by the information from Canacona local MLA, Vijay Pai Khot is festivals like this should not be allowed over here. He said that actually he is not aware of such music festivals in his constituency.
The three-day non-stop music festival will begin on Feb 5 at 6 am and will wrap up at 12 am Sunday. Agonda beach is at 80 km south of Panaji.