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Goa Legislative Assembly pays tribute to Goa’s first Chief Minister Bandodkar

Goa Legislative Assembly Speaker Dr Pramod Sawant along with MLA and Chairman of GSIDC (Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd) Deepak Pauskar, Mayor of City Corporation of Panaji Vithal Chopdekar, Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma, IAS, Principal Secretary P Krishnamurthy, IAS, former Minister Dipak Dhawlikar and family members of Late D B Bandodkar paid tributes at the Samadhi of Goa’s First Chief Minister Late Dayanand B Bandodkar at Miramar near the city on Sunday.

Thereafter the dignitaries proceeded to Old Secretariat, Panaji, and paid tributes by garlanding the life size statue of Late D B Bandodkar.

Later the Speaker Garlanded the life size statue of Goa’s First Chief Minister at Secretariat Porvorim along with MLA and Chairman of GSIDC Deepak Pauskar, Mayor of City Corporation of Panaji Vithal Chopdekar, Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma, IAS, Principal Secretary P Krishnamurthy, IAS, and Secretary to Legislature Nilkanth B Subhedar.

Dr Sawant, while speaking on the occasion remembered, the departed leader for his valuable contribution in the field of Education and Social activities.

He said, “D B Bandodkar laid foundation for spreading Education throughout Goa which led to the growth of the State, result of which we are seeing today in developed Goa.”

Savio Rodrigues

Savio Rodrigues Founder & Editor-in-Chief GoaChronicle.com

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