Panjim, Dec. 6 -- The villagers of Loutolim and Borim on Tuesday expressed their strong resentment over the sudden postponement of the public hearing for land acquisition for the new Borim bridge.

The villagers complained that without giving any reason the PWD engineers postponed the hearing which was scheduled for Tuesday, December 14. The villagers were further annoyed when they were told that no new alignment had been prepared by the PWD.

Totally in the dark about land to be acquired and houses to be demolished

The villagers of Borim have opposed the alignment of the new Borim bridge because they have not been informed about the total land to be acquired and the total number of houses to be demolished for the proposed Borim bridge....