panaji: September 26, 2016 … The death anniversary of late Dr. Tristao de Braganza Cunha was observed today in the State. Rich tributes were paid to the memory of late Dr. T.B. Cunha on the occasion who is known as the “Father of Goan Nationalism” who played a significant role in Goa’s freedom struggle.
Tourism Minister Shri Dilip Parulekar placed wreath while PWD Minister Shri Ramkrishna alias Sudin Dhavalikar paid floral tributes on the memorial of Dr. Cunha at Azad Maidan, Panaji.
Police contingent also paid compliments to the late leader by reversing their arms and later presented on armed salute as mark of respect. The buglers played the last post.
Directorate General of Police, Dr. Muktesh Chander, Superintendent of Police (North), Shri Umesh Gaonkar, Information Officer, Shri John Aguiar, freedom fighters and others also attended and paid their respects.