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PRESIDENT VISITS OLD GOA CHURCH AND MANGESHI TEMPLE

 

  Panaji: July 8, 2018

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind and the First Lady of India, Smt. Savita Kovind visited Basilica of Bom Jesus Church at Old Goa and Mangeshi temple today. The President was accompanied by the Governor Dr. (Smt.) Mridula Sinha.

At Basilica of Bom Jesus Church the President was received by the Rector of the Church Father Patricio Fernandes, who briefed the President about the history of the Church.

The President along with other dignitaries also visited Shree Mangesh temple at Mangeshi, Ponda. The President was received by Minister for Art and Culture Shri Govind Gaude and Smt. Anjali Seharawat, IAS. The President of Shree Mangesh temple Shri Chandrakant Dhume, briefed the President and other dignitaries.

Mementoes were also presented to the President at Basilica of Bom Jesus Church and Shree Mangesh Temple at Mangeshi.

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