January 23, 2014 … The State is set to celebrate the 65th Republic Day on January 26. The main State level function will be held at Parade Ground Campal at 8.45 am.
Shri B. V. Wancho, Governor of Goa will unfurl the tri colour, review the parade and address the State which will be followed by the mass P.T. display and Mass dance and songs by the School children.
The function will be attended by Chief Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar, Speaker, Shri Rajendra Arlekar, Leader of Opposition Shri Pratapsing Rane, Deputy Speaker Shri Anant Shet, Cabinet Ministers, Leader of Opposition, MPs, MLAs, Chief Secretary, Secretaries to Government, senior government officials, freedom fighters, students and other citizens.
A total of 24 platoons will form the ceremonial parade from the units of Army/2STC, Navy, Goa Police, Home Guard, Fire Service, NCC and school contingents.
The Governor will host a reception for dignitaries at Raj Bhavan at 5. pm.
Besides the main function there will be district and taluka level functions on the occasion of R-Day at Margao, Ponda, Mapusa, Vasco, Sanguem, Canacona, Pernem, Valpoi and Quepem.