KOZHIKODE: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that his government has developed a mechanism of combining shills and innovations of local people, thus trying to develop the State as a role model for other States
“We have developed a mechanism of combining the skills and innovations of local people, thus trying to develop the State as a role model for other States,” he added.
He was opening a commemoration event organised by the A.K. Sankara Menon Memorial Trust.
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has hailed the role of late A.K. Sankara Menon in the Goa Liberation Movement.
Sawant also honoured Janaki Amma, wife of the late freedom fighter from Kozhikode, on the occasion.
Goa is celebrating 60 years of its liberation from the Portuguese
Sawant said Goa was on the path of self- sufficiency through its flagship programme ‘Swayampurna Goa.’
He appreciated Goa Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai, who hails from Kozhikode, for being the ambassador of a strong bonding between Goa and Kerala.
“He has bonded with the people of Goa through his extensive visits to every nook and corner of the State, interactions with common people, and financial assistance to those who need medical care.” Mr. Sawant said.
As part of the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Goa, the Chief Minister is reaching out to the families of those who fought for the cause. He had recently honoured the wife of Karnail Singh Benipal of Chandigarh.