Goa State Central Library in association with Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation Kolkata, Ministry of Culture Government of India held an awareness rally on October 6, 2022 in memory of 250th Birth Anniversary of Raja Rammohun Roy.
Present at the rally were the Chief Guest, Minister for Art and Culture, Shri. Govind Gaude. The other dignitaries who graced the rally were Director of Art and Culture, Shri. Sagun Velip, Deputy Director, Shri. Ashok Parab, Curator – Incharge Smt. Sulaksha Kolmule, Deputy Director Accounts, Shri. Sarvottam Satardekar. The Minister while addressing the students stressed on the importance of knowledge which is gained through good reading habits. Smt. Sulaksha Kolmule proposed the vote of thanks. Earlier Director of Art and Culture, Shri. Sagun Velip welcomed the participants of the rally. Students from 05 North Goa District schools namely Hedgewar High School, Mary Immaculate High School, Bal Bharti High school , People’s High School, Mushtifund High School participated in the rally. which began from EDC Patto and concluded at the Art Gallery, Central Library.
Banners, posters / placards, flags, leaflets, caps were distributed to the participants. There was a street play on women empowerment performed by the staff of Central Library.