Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has stated that Aguada Jail in Goa will now not home prisoners and will likely be developed as a vacationer spot. This will likely be accomplished in March and will likely be opened to guests.
Speaking to reporters, the CM stated that the 17th-century construction has been renovated round 90% and will likely be accomplished earlier than March this yr.
“We’ll full the undertaking in March this yr after which it might be an necessary vacationer attraction,” he stated.
This Portuguese-era construction, part of the historic Aguada fort at Sinquerim village in North Goa district could have a museum depicting the state’s liberation wrestle.
The museum would have 2 particular cells devoted to freedom fighters T B Cunha and Ram Manohar Lohia the place they had been jailed throughout Portuguese rule would be the spotlight of this vacationer spot, stated the CM.
A senior official of Goa Tourism Improvement Company (GTDC) stated the long-lasting fort, which is a well-liked vacationer is being developed at 22 crores and that is developed below Centre’s ‘Swadesh Darshan Scheme’.
The jail on the fort was in use till 2015 following which it was denotified and handed over to GTDC for renovation.