Panjim:- BJP is now trying to rewrite history to demolish the great ideas of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, but people of India very well knowsl his contribution for Indian freedom and building modern India and Pandit Nehru will remain in hearts of citizens for years to come stated AICC Incharge Dinesh Rao. He was speaking after Goa Pradesh Congress Committee paid rich tributes to the first prime minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary today at Congress House, Panaji. Congress Senior Observer P. Chidambaram and A.I.C.C . Incharge Shri Dinesh Gundu Raoji garlanded the portrait of Jawaharlal Nehru in the presence of GPCC president Girish Chodankar and other Congress functionaries.
Dinesh Rao speaking further said, Goans will never forget Nehru Ji for his contributions to Goa right from liberation. He reminded the people that it was Nehru who first thought of maintaining the separate identity of Goa and it was Mrs Indira Gandhi who fulfilled the aspirations of the Goans by holding the historic Opinion Poll.
G.P.C.C .President Girish Chodankar, while paying rich tributes to Nehru, promised that what assurance given to us by Nehru in parliament time will be maintained as it is our duty to protect the identity of Goa. Goa’s separate identity and culture will be maintained assured Chodankar. RSS and BJP is trying to kill Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru through various immoral means he said.
Former M.L.A. Victor Gonsalves also spoke and paid tributes to Pandit Nehru. Various party functionaries attended the program. North Goa District president Vijay Bhike proposed the vote of thanks. The programme was compered by G.P.C.C Vice President M.K.Shaikh.