CANACONA – Gomantak Gaud Maratha Samaj (GGMS) will hold its annual the mega Mahotsav on its 60th Foundation Day in Canacona on the day of Nag-Panchami (2nd August) at Parshuram temple Hall, Poinguinim.
Addressing a press conference, GGMS President Vishwas Gaude informed GGMS has completed 60 years of its existence, and the mega celebration of the 60th Foundation Day will be a State level function and will be represented by all the 12 talukas.
‘Traditionally, the Gomantak Gaud Maratha Samaj holds its annual function on the day of Nag-Panchami, and as Nag-Panchami is on 2nd August this year, our 60th foundation will be held on this day, Vishwas Gaude.
“Our Samaj brethren have excelled in various spheres, and besides felicitating the samaj rank holders from each taluka, and all the Samaj students who have secured above 75% in 10th, 12th and Graduations, our Elders who have worked and still working, immensely contributed in their own way (be it in Arts and Culture, Education, Social or Businesses) to build up our status in the society earning name and fame for themselves amongst the masses, will also be recognised and appreciated. There will also be a think-tank session.
“Awareness meets and programs have already begun in each of the 11 other taluka’s from Monday, and we expect massive participation in this event,” informed Organiser Mohan Gadi.
Also present in the media briefing were Secretary Khushali Velip, Organiser Mohan Gadi, Asstt Secretary Umesh (Daya) Gaonkar, Advisor Satish Velip, Anil Gaonkar, and Canacona Block president Anand Gaonkar amongst others.