Panaji:August 15, 2022
Governor of Goa, Shri. P. S. Sreedharan Pillai hosted public reception on the occasion of 75th Independence Day of India at new Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan today. During the reception Governor Shri. Pillai along with Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant interacted with eminent personalities from different walks of life, senior Government officials and others.
As the Nation is celebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahostav, a special musical programme was conducted on the occassion. Renowned Artist Shri. Zahid Khan played a Rudraveena, Shri. Gorakhnath Sawant accompanied him on tabla.
The public reception was attended by large number of eminent personalities prominent among those included Minister for PWD, Shri. Nilesh Cabral; Minister for Panchayat, Shri. Mauvin Godinho; Minister for Tourism, Shri. Rohan Khaunte; Minister for Water Resources, Shri. Subhash Shirodkar; Minister for Fisheries, Shri. Nilkanth Halarnkar; Minister for Power, Shri. Sudin Dhavlikar MLA’s Shri. Pravin Arlekar, Shri. Carlos Fereira, Dr. Chandrakant Shetye, Dr Deviya Rane and Shri. Joshua Dsouza; Ex MLA Shri. Pratapsingh Rane.
Spouse of Governor Adv. Rita Pillai, spouse of Chief Minister Smt. Sulakshana Sawant, Chief Secretary Shri. Puneet Kumar Goel, IAS Secretary to Governor Shri. Mihir Vardhan, Director, Information and Publicity Shri. Dipak Bandekar were present on the occassion.
Kum. Vishvaja Faldesai compered the programme.