Panaji: September 22, 2014 … Encomiums were showered on retired Police Sub Inspector Shri Tukaram  Walke on Saturday at a felicitation programme held at Shree Tonyeshwar Mandap, Vithalapur, Sankhali.

The Felicitation Programme was organized by Karapur, Vithalapur Sarvan Nagrik Kriti Samiti, Karapur, Sankhali.

Deputy Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly Shri Anant Shet felicitated retired PSI Shri Walke by offering Shawl, Sriphal and a memento.

 Others present on the occasion were Smt. Aaryan Gaonkar, Sarpanch, V. P. Karapur Sarvan, Shri Gajanan Prabhudessai, Dy, Supdt. Of Police, Smt. Ankita Navelkar, Director, Balbhavan, Shri Dheeraj Sawant, Deputy Sarpanch, Shri Rajesh Naik, Mahesh Sawant, Sacchit Sawant, Mukund Vaigankar, Keshav Mayekar all Panchayat Members and Shri Santosh Menkurkar, President of Karapur, Vithalapur Sarvan Nagrik Kriti Samiti.

Earlier Shri Santosh Menkurkar welcomed the guest and expressed the idea of starting the new Samiti in jurisdiction of Karapur Sarvan.

Speaking on the occasion Shri Anant Shet said that, those joining the Police force should take the responsibility as a mission and not as a profession. He said police force is a law enforcing agency and therefore efficiency, competence and sincerity are of utmost importance.

Responding to the felicitation, Shri Walke expressed his gratitude to the people of the Karapur – Sarvan and recalled his past associations with the people of the Bicholim taluka which he said helped him to shape his life.

Shri Gajanan Prabhu Dessai, DYSP and Smt. Aaryan Gaonkar, Sarpanch also spoke on the occasion.

Shri Shyam Gaonkar compered the function and Shri Shailesh Fatarphekar proposed vote of thanks.