PORVORIM: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today assured to notify Lohia Maidan, Chieftains Memorial at Cuncolim, Martyrs Memorials at Assolna and Patradevi, Azad Maidan and others as Places of Historical Importance.
Cuncolim MLA Yuri Alemao raised the issue during the question hour in the assembly.
“I assure to notify Lohia Maidan, Chieftains Memorial at Cuncolim, Martyrs Memorials at Assolna and Patradevi, Azad Maidan and others as Places of Historical Importance,” said CM Sawant.
He further said that government intends to reconstruct places of worship and the procedure for a survey of all archaeological remains and antiquities is under process.
“Survey of archaeological antiquities and remains on the line of National Mission on Monuments and Antiquities is under process,” he added.
The Goa Legislative Assembly unanimously passed the private member resolution moved by Cuncolim MLA Yuri Alemao demanding that ‘The Chieftains of Cuncolim’ be introduced into the school and college curriculum.
Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant said that the Chieftains War Memorial Day will be part of Class XI history subject for the Arts stream. He also celebrated the Chieftains Martyrs Day on July 15 to commemorate the first uprising by the Goans against the Portuguese rule in 1583.