Panaji (Goa): The Goa Tourism Division has issued a discover to former cricketer Yuvraj Singh for his alleged failure to register his villa in Morjim with the tourism division earlier than placing it for up for homestay on-line and known as him to seem earlier than the authority for private listening to on December 8.
The Tourism Division has initiated proceedings below the Registration of Vacationer Commerce Act for failure to register the villa, located in Varchawada, Morjim, with the division.
The discover issued by Deputy Director of Tourism Rajesh Kale, on November 18 addressed to the cricketer-owned villa, ‘Casa Singh’, situated at Morjim in North Goa, reads, “It has come to the discover of the undersigned that your residential premises situated at Varchawada, Morjim, Pernem, Goa is allegedly functioning as a homestay and is being marketed on on-line platforms like Airbnb.”
The tourism division additionally quoted a tweet by the previous cricketer wherein he stated he can be internet hosting an unique keep at his Goa house.
“I shall be internet hosting an unique keep at my Goa house for a bunch of 6, solely on @Airbnb. That is the place I spend time with my family members and the house is stuffed with recollections from my years on the pitch,” Singh had stated in a tweet.
The deputy director of the tourism division additional stated that “each individual desiring to function a Resort/Visitor Home earlier than working it, has to use for registration to the Prescribed Authority within the Prescribed method.”
“Due to this fact, discover is hereby given to you as to why penal motion shouldn’t be initiated in opposition to you for default in registration below the Goa Registration of Vacationer Commerce Act, 1982,” the discover stated.
“Additional, you might be directed to seem earlier than the undersigned on 08.12.2022 at 11:00 am. within the chamber of the Prescribed Authority for a private listening to, to defend your curiosity,” it added.
The discover additional stated that if no reply is acquired inside the stated date (December 8), then it will likely be assumed as a violation of the act and it will likely be punishable with a superb which can prolong upto Rs 1 lakh.
“If no reply is acquired inside the stated date talked about on this Discover, it will likely be assumed that the grounds talked about on this discover are right and on such assumption below Part 22 or in violation of any of the provisions of this Act you shall be punishable with a superb which can prolong upto Rs 1 lakh,” the discover stated.