PANAJI: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that July 15, the day of the Cuncolim Revolt, will now be celebrated at a national level.
“July 15, the day of Cuncolim revolt, has been fixed to pay a tribute a that national war memorial in New Delhi and every year, a state government representative would visit Delhi to pay a tribute at the memorial,” said CM Sawant.
He further said that despite being India’s smallest state in terms of geography, Goa’s history is both long and diverse.
“Goa has achieved remarkable progress over the last few decades, particularly in vital sectors such as education, health care, development, infrastructure,” he said.
Sawant said that the various developmental projects and programmes that are being initiated and implemented by the State are a clear indication that Goa is on the move to achieve greater progress.
“On this special occasion, let us remember with gratitude all the leaders, intellectuals and the people of Goa who contributed towards the achievement of Statehood, which is an important milestone in the political history of the State,” CM said
The Chief Minister also urged all to maintain and foster peace, harmony, and co-operation and further strive for the progress and development of the State.
Meanwhile, Sawant also said that his government has written to the Bombay High Court to seek to list the Konkani language, in addition to English, as the official language to conduct court proceedings.