August 12, 2017 … The 44th Death Anniversary ‘Punyatithi’ of Goa’s first Chief Minister late Dayanand Bandodkar popularly known as ‘Bhausaheb,’ was observed at various parts in the city today.
Principal Secretary and Chief Secretary (In charge) Shri. Ranbir Singh IAS, along with Shri. B.R.Singh IAS, Secretary- Town and Country Planning paid floral homage to the Bhausaheb at his Samadhi in Miramar. PWD Minister Shri. Sudin Dhavalikar, Tourism Minister Shri. Manohar Azgaonkar and Minister for Housing and Housing Board Shri. Jayesh Salgaonkar attended the function and paid homage. Bandodkar daughter Smt. Jyoti Bandekar, grandson, and President of the International Centre Goa Shri. Yatin Kakodkar and other family members were also present at the venue. The function was also attended by school children and representatives of various govt and non-government organization.
Later, the dignitaries garlanded the life size statue of Bhausaheb in the city followed by garlanding the statue in the Assembly courtyard.