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Governor of Goa, Dr. Mridula Sinha attended the function organised by Kalakirti – Goa Environmental Festival at Kala Academy, Campal



August 31, 2018

Bhadra 9, 1940



The three day Goa Environmental Festival was inaugurated by the Governor of Goa Dr. ( Smt.) Mridula Sinha at a function organized by Kalakirti in Association with Goa Kala Academy, and Entertainment Society of Goa at Campal in the city today.


Speaking on the occasion the governor said that the flora and fauna and other factors of the nature that constitutes environment is very much essential for our human existence. In fact she said we human being have created threat to the environment which may cost us in way of disaster. Therefore we have to be serious about the environment and refrain from any act which may cause danger to environment.


Minister for Art & Culture Shri Govind Gaude who was the guest of honour while addressing the gathering said that, Human life cannot be there without environment which indicates its importance. The environment which comprises of various factors has its own importance. Our existence is depended on environment, as any harm to it will prove detrimental to our existence. Therefore if we want to breathe clean and fresh air we have to plant more and more tress to conserve and maintain the balance of atmosphere he added.


Founder Naam Foundation and Renowned Marathi Film Actor Shri Makarand Anaspure while addressing the gathering said that development is necessary but should not be at the cost of environment. Therefore he stressed on the need to impress upon the minds of the students the importance of environment. He said ours is a agriculturist culture and most of our feast festivals are related to it. So the preservation of environment is must and it is high time now to think that we won't be able to live healthy life hereafter he added.


Renowned Singer Smt Hema Sardesai called upon the youth not to use indecent language on social media which may lead to disturb social atmosphere. We also need to preserve our social atmosphere so as to make our living peaceful and happy in the state. She also said Goas craze as tourist destination is because of its natural beauty which needs to be preserved here after she reiterated.


Dr. Sinha felicitated ambassadors of Swacch Bharat which included Shri Suresh Powar, Nehru Sushil Jadhav, Smt. Kusuk Ramnar, Shri Prakash Mariyapgol, Smt. Kirtabai Gosavi etc.


Secretary for Finance Shri Daulat Hawaldar, Dr. Nandkumar Kamat, Environmentalist Shri Fabian D'Çosta Experts from the field of Environment and others attended the function.


Smt. Prerana Pawaskar Member of Organizing Committee welcomed the guests While Shri Pravin Sabnis compered the function.