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Dated:  25-January-2018



                                                                                                Panaji, January 25, 2018

                                                                                                             Magha 5,1939

            Goa is all set to celebrate Republic Day tomorrow. For the State-Level Function at Panaji, the Governor of Goa Dr (Smt) Mridula Sinha will unfurl the national tricolor at the S.A.G. Ground, Campal Panaji at 8.45 a.m. The function will be graced by Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Parrikar, Leader of Opposition, Judges of High Court, Ld. Advocate General and other dignitaries.

The Governor will later review the parade presented by the contingents of Army, Navy, Police, Home Guard, NCC and schools and address the gathering. The Governor will also present awards on the occasion. The Union Home Minister's Medal for Excellence in Police Training for the year 2014-2015 along with the Scroll will be awarded to Shri Suraj M. Patil. The function will conclude with cultural programmes put forth by students of Bal Bhavan and other schools.

The celebration will also be held at other taluka places in Goa. PWD Minister, Shri Ramkrishna alias Sudin Dhavalikar will unfurl National Flag at Kranti Maidan Ponda and review the parade. Shri Vijay Sardessai, Minister for Town and Country Planning at Margao, Shri Francis D’Souza, Minister for Urban Development at Mapusa, Shri Mauvin Godinho, Minister for Panchayat at Vasco, Shri Prasad Gaonkar, MLA, Sanguem Constituency at Sanguem, Shri Isidore Fernandes, M.L.A., Canacona Constituency at Canacona, Shri Manohar Azgaonkar, Minister for Tourism at Pernem, Mamlatdar, Sattari at Valpoi, Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA, Curchorem Constituency at Quepem, Shri Pramod Sawant, Speaker at Bicholim, Shri Deepak Prabhu Pauskar, MLA, Sanvordem Constituency at Dharbandora.

Later in the evening the Governor, Dr (Smt) Mridula Sinha will host a reception at Raj Bhavan lawns to mark the occasion.