PANAJI: Ruling BJP in Goa today assured to legalise those houses which are built on community and government land by forming a proper law if voted back to power, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today.
"There are few things which are left incomplete. We wanted to legalise the houses. We have legalised those houses, which are on their own lands. But we came to know that there are many houses which are on communidable (community) or government lands," Parrikar said while addressing the BJP's public meeting in Vasco.
He said they will abide by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement on availability of houses for all in next five years.
"He (PM) has said 'housing for all by 2022'. Tenure of Goa government that would be formed in year 2017 will end in 2022. We will implement the announcement of Modiji in next five years. Those houses which are on communidade and government land would be regularised by forming a proper law," the former Chief Minister said.
Goa is going to polls on February 4.