PANAJI: On the occasion of the Republic Day function, the Ponda Municipal Council (PMC) installed a bust sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar in the PMC garden at the hands of Ponda MLA and Agriculture Minister Ravi Naik.
PMC Chairperson Ritesh Naik and Councilors were present on occasion.
Minister Ravi Naik appreciated PMC for the initiative and said this will encourage and inspire the children and people visiting the garden to take inspiration from great leaders.
Chairperson Ritesh Naik said that the statues are installed based on the demand of NGOs and people. Besides this, a statue of former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri is also in the PMC garden.
Earlier Agriculture Minister unfurled the tricolour at Ponda Krantimaidan in the presence of freedom fighters, councillors, students and government servants.