Panaji: Aug.16, 2015 … The Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly Shri Rajendra Arlekar unfurled the national flag to mark the celebration of Indias 69th Independence Day organized at Pernem today.
Speaking on the occasion Shri Arlekar stressed on the need to recall the supreme sacrifice of our great leaders who laid their lives for the liberation of our motherland. We have derived legacy of freedom from our freedom fighter fighters who dreamt about the progress of this country. He said that it is our bounden duty to fulfill their expectation which will be a true tribute to them.
Shri Arlekar further speaking appealed to the people to do away with controversies and clashes in the society and work to foster brotherhood. This is an occasion for us to asses and introspect and rededicate ourselves to the welfare and prosperity of our state and country at large he added.
Earlier Shri Arlekar witnessed mass PT drill by various school students from surrounding areas and reviewd guard of honour. During the function the students of St. Joseph High School, and Pernem High School presented patriotic songs.
Shri Narayan Gad, Deputy Collector and SDO, received the Speaker at the function.
Shri Rajesh Ajgaonkar, Mamlatdar, Miss Amaliya Pinto Jt. Mamlatdar, .Dr Vassudev Deshprabhu, Chairman PMC, other councilors, freedom fighters, prominent citizens, Officials from various Governmental Departments like Fire Force, Police Department, PWD, Electricity and others attended the function.
Shri Ramdas Davre welcomed the guest and compered the function.