On a week end Belgaum is full of Goans. See Car Parking anywhere and you will see all GA, Goa registered cars. All hotels full to capacity with maximum visitors from Goa.
Geographical, cultural and ethnic proximity attract the Goans to Belgaum. They feel much cooler here than in Goa even when the temperatures have risen to 38 degrees Celsius in Belgaum. Goans normally combine their visit to town with shopping, health check up or just entertainment. KLE hospital (Dr.Prabhakar Kore Hospital) has been a great success story for Goans here.
Superintendent of Police Sandeep Patil has directed all police officials in Belgaum to extend cordial treatment to tourists from Goa. While reacting to complaints received of rude behaviuor of traffic cops with the visitors.
“I have instructed my officers to be courteous with Goan visitors. In case any Goan visitor is a victim of rude police behavior, they can directly call 100 or directly on my mobile: 09489894991,” said Sandeep Patil SP.
Source: Herald Goa