Press Esc to close

Won't allow Playboy Club to operate if anything wrong: Goa CM

Panaji, Nov 3, 2012 (PTI) 14:41 IST
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said he will inquire into the entry of Playboy Club, Indian franchisee of the US-based group, in the state.

"We will not allow it (to operate) if there is anything wrong," Parrikar said, responding to a question on the announcement of Playboy Club to set up a shop in Goa.

"I will have to look into the matter. Just because name of the club is Playboy we cannot conclude anything," the Chief Minister added.

Playboy's property at Candolim beach would be the first amongst 100-odd properties the international group has planned to open in India in the next ten years.

Director of Tourism Nikhil Desai told PTI that his department was yet to give permission for the club. "What I know is that setting up is at the discussion stage," he said.

Desai earlier had said that the department will shut down the Club if there was nudity, vulgarity or obscenity in the entertainment provided there. Women's organizations in the state have opposed the Club's entry.

Go to Top

More from this section
Most trending stories
Photo Gallery
Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona during a football workshop at Barasat in North 24...

Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona during a football workshop at Barasat in North 24...

A view of the Kedarnath temple amid heavy snowfall, in Uttarakhund's Rudraprayag district ...

A view of the Kedarnath temple amid heavy snowfall, in Uttarakhund's Rudraprayag district ...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to the crowd as he returns from Dharoi Dam in Mehsana district...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to the crowd as he returns from Dharoi Dam in Mehsana district...

A man swims in the waters of the Arabian Sea amidst a flock of seagulls in Mumbai, India...

A man swims in the waters of the Arabian Sea amidst a flock of seagulls in Mumbai, India...

Painter Jagjot Singh Rubal makes a painting of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and actress Anushka...

Painter Jagjot Singh Rubal makes a painting of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and actress Anushka...

Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi at a press conference in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on Tuesday...

Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi at a press conference in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on Tuesday...

India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowls during a practice session on the eve of the second ODI cricket...

India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowls during a practice session on the eve of the second ODI cricket...

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at Kataiya village during his 'Samiksha Yatra' to inspect...

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at Kataiya village during his 'Samiksha Yatra' to inspect...

The ugraded Hubballi Airport, which was inaugurated on Tuesday...

The ugraded Hubballi Airport, which was inaugurated on Tuesday...

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli with his actress wife Anushka Sharma during their wedding...

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli with his actress wife Anushka Sharma during their wedding...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.