The Goa government has served a notice to former cricketer Yuvraj Singh for allegedly failing to register his villa with the tourism department. The notice states- It has come to the notice that your residential premises located at Varachavada, Morjim, Pernem, Goa are allegedly functioning as homestays and are being marketed on online platforms like ‘Airbnb’. Has been It is being told that the cricketer has offered to book villas for the people.
The tourism department has said through this notice that every person desirous of operating a hotel/guest house will have to apply for registration in the prescribed manner to the prescribed authority before its operation. According to reports, a surprise inspection of the bungalow was conducted by the officials of the department on November 11 and after that a notice was sent to former cricketer Yuvraj Singh. The notice states why penal action should not be initiated against you for failure to register under the Goa Tourism Business Act, 1982.
The tourism department has asked the cricketer to appear before the deputy director on December 8 at 11 am to present his case. Provided further that if no reply is received within the said date mentioned in this notice, it shall be presumed that the grounds mentioned in this notice are true and on such assumption under section 22 or under any section of this Act Violation of the provision will make you punishable with fine which may extend to Rs 1 lakh.