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Goa news | Goa Tourism Ministry calls Marathas ‘invaders’; apologises


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Panaji: The Goa Tourism Ministry landed itself in the soup with its tweet referring to the Maratha warriors led by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj as “invaders”. However, the tourism department deleted the tweet later and also issued an apology.

While giving information about the Aguada Jail, which is a part of Aguada Fort, the tourism department’s official Twitter handle @TourismGoa referred to the Dutch and the Marathas as invaders.

“The Aguada Jail is part of the beautiful Fort Aguada which was built in the year 1612. This fort which once defended Portuguese stronghold against the Dutch and Maratha invaders is…

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