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Panaji, September 28, 2020


            Gandhi Jayanti, the Birth Anniversary of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi will be commemorated in the State on October 2, 2020.  The main State level function will be held at Gandhi Chowk, Old Goa on October 2, 2020 at 8.00 a.m. where Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant will lay the wreath at his memorial. It will be organized by the Government of Goa in association with Village Panchayat Se Old Goa.


            The function will be attended by the Union Minister of State for Ayush (Independent Charge), Shri Shripad Y. Naik: council of Ministers,; MLA of Cumbharjua, Shri. Pandurang Madkaikar; Chief Secretary Shri Parimal Rai(IAS);  Sarpanch, V.P of  Se Old Goa, Smt Janita P. Madkaikar and  other dignitaries who will pay floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion. 


             Group from Kala Academy will present bhajans and the recitation of Bhagwad Geeta verses, Bible verses and Quran verses will be done by Directorate of Art and Culture in coordination with the Village Panchayat of Se Old Goa.


            Dr. Sawant along with other dignitaries will then proceed to the Village Panchayat Hall of Se Old Goa, to pay tribute to Lal Bahadur Shastriji on the occasion of his Birth Anniversary.