Panaji, June 18, 2015 …. The Kranti Maidan at Ponda which is under renovation will be inaugurated on Goa Liberation Day December 19, 2015 disclosed Minister for PWD Shri Sudin Dhavalikar on the occasion of Goa Revolution Day Celebration at Ponda today.
Shri Dhavalikar said the ongoing work of the historic Kranti Maidan will be expedited to pave the way for its inauguration as scheduled.
The PWD Minister reviewed the progress of work which is undertaken and underway in Ponda and its peripheries . he said an amount of Rs. 200 crores has been earmarked for sewerage plant the tender for which will be floated. This plant he said will benefit the areas within the Ponda Municipal Council besides its surrounding areas.
The PWD Minister also recalled the sacrifices of Freedom Fighters and Martyrs who struggled and shed their blood to liberate Goa from Portuguese colonial rule. Let us on this auspicious occasion rededicate ourselves to achieve higher progress and development and maintain unity to take the State to greater heights of progress and prosperity he added.
Shri Rohidas Naik, Ex-MLA and President of Freedom Fighter Association Ponda spoke on the occasion. Students from various schools presented patriotic songs.
The function was attended by Adv. Narendra Sawaikar, Chairman Law Commission, Shri Lavoo Mamlatdar, MLA, Smt. Radhika Naik, Chairperson PMC, Councilors, Freedom Fighters among large number of students.
Earlier the PWD Minister and other dignitaries placed wreaths on Hutatma Smarak and paid homage.