Goa has rich history and has various historical places all over the State. Temples and Churches has history of hundreds of years said the Governor, Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai during his visit to Ranyache Juvem in Nadoda village in Bardez taluka today. During the visit to ancestral house of Rane Head of the family Shri Mansingh Rane welcomed the Governor and felicitated Spouse of the Governor with traditional Oti.
The Governor evinced keen interest with history of Maratha Rulers and the various weapons of the olden times like swords, knives etc.
The Governor speaking further expressed his gratitude and solicited Shri Rane family help for writing book on Goa’s history of Ranyanche Juvem.
As a part of Dweep Parichay Yatra the Governor of Goa Shri P. S. Sreedharan Pillai was on tour in Bardez.
To begin his tour the Governor visited 370 year old Church of Our Lady of Victory at Revora today. He was welcomed by Fr Brian Pinto and offered prayer. Sarpanch VP. Revora Smt Kanchan V. Gaonkar, Dy Sarpanch Shri Gitesh Bagkar and others were present on the ocassion.
Later at Nadoda, he visited Mauli Bhutnath Devasthan where he was received by Minister for Fisheries Shri Nilkanth Halarnkar. Governor and his spouse were felicitated by Mauli Bhutnath Devasthan Committee. The local village ladies performed fugdi dance on the ocassion. Sarpanch VP. Nadoda Shri Paresh Gawas, Dy. Sarpanch Vishwajya Haldankar, Director Dept. Official Language Shri Raju Gawas were present on the ocassion.
Those who accompanied the Governor were his spouse Adv. Rita Sreedharan Pillai, ADC to the Governor Shri Vishram Borkar, Secretary to Governor Shri M. R. M. Rao IAS, OSD to Governor Shri Mihir Vardhan IAS, Additional Secretary to Governor Shri Sanjiv Desai, Comptroller Harsha Kalyani. Dy. Collector Bardez Shri Gurudas Desai, Mamlatdar Bardez Pravin Gawas and others.
The Governor also paid visit to historical Corjuvem Fort where he was welcomed by the Sarpanch VP Corjuvem Shri. Ashwin Dsouza, Dy Sarpanch Smt Satardekar, Ward Member Yashwant Parwar. Director of Archaeology Goa State Shri Nilesh Faldesai, Historian Sanjiv Sardesai explained the Governor the history about Cojurvem Fort.
The Governor thereafter proceeded to visit Gomantak Gausevak Mahasanghas Gaushala at Sikerim Mayem in Bicholim Taluka. MLA Mayem Shri Premendra Shet felicitated him by presenting ceremonial lamp.