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More than 150 Peaceful Protestors Arrested in Goa

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Police have arrested more than 150 peaceful protesters who were protesting outside the premises of FTII.

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What the issue is?

More than 300 people took out a peaceful march protesting against the mysterious death of Catholic priest Fr. Bismarck Dias. The protesters included civil society activists, representatives of political parties as well as friends and family of activist. The body of Dias was fished out of the Mandovi river on November 7. Dias was leading a string of agitations against controversial real estate projects across Goa.

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image via twitter

Many people have organized a series of protests and candlelight vigils across the state. Agitators also questioned the decision of the ruling BJP-led coalition to impose the prohibitive section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code around the IFFI venue which is a creative festival