Margao – Goa
An idd Milan get together was held at Shanti Sadan,Bansai -Curchorem, Margao on Saturday by the Board Of Innovative Education, Goa.
Speakers of the occasion were Mr.Pradip Kakodkar, Fr. Joseph Rodriques and Maulana Zafar Alam Nadvi. The gathering began with a patriotic song and later a short film on communal harmony was shown.
Father Joseph Rodrigues appreciated the organisers for using the occasion to build inter community relations. He expressed concern at the growing instance of negative narratives being set up and the spread false propaganda against communities.
Mr. Pradip Kakodkar said we should not allow vested interests to create divisions among communities for personal gains.He said our constitutional fundamentals of being a democracy, socialistic , republic and above all a secular nation needs to be upheld to be a peaceful and progressive nation. He said the plural nature of the people living in India is the essence of our nationhood. He emphasised the need to form a quick response team to nip communal tensions at the root.
The program was attended by the Local MLA and Minister Mr. Nilesh Cabral and councillors along with many prominent citizens of Curchorem.
Margao – Goa