Goa Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho unfurled the tricolour on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day which was celebrated at Tilak Maidan, Vasco, in South Goa on Wednesday.
Speaking on the occasion, he said,”Let each one of us be the catalyst of growth in order to propel the nation to great heights.”
On the occasion, he paid homage to the freedom fighters and said, “We are free and secure because of the sacrifices made by the freedom fighters and the soldiers who defend us at the border.”
Godinho said, “It is not only the government’s responsibility but it is also the duty of each one of us to contribute to building the nation.”
Looking at the developmental work carried in every nook and corner of Goa, Mr Godinho stated that before 2022, Goa would emerge as the most progressive state.
Also present on the occasion were Deputy Collector Mahadev Arondekar, Mamlatdar Satish Prabhu, Dy Superintendent of Police Sunita Sawant, Joint Mamlatdar-I Shripad Naik, Joint Mamlatdar-II Ravi Nipanikar, Police Inspector Nalasco Raposo and Former Speaker Rajendra Arlekar.