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GOVERNOR EXTENDS VISHU AND BAISAKHI GREETINGS

                                                                                  Panaji: April 13, 2018

                                                                                                     Chaitra 23, 1940      

Governor of Goa, Smt. (Dr.) Mridula Sinha has extended warm greetings to the people of Goa on the auspicious occasion of Vishu and Baisakhi.

 

Governor in her message said that,  India is recognized worldwide for its diversity of cultaral and traditions. Celebration of New Year in different parts of India is an integral part of the culture mosaic. States like Haryana and Punjab, which is known to be rich in agriculture, the festival of Baisakhi implies that it is time for harvest of winter crops or rabi and beginning of new year. Therefore, this festival is extremely important for farmers and known as thanksgiving festival. Similarly, in Kerala the festival is ca