Margao: Goa Forward Party Chief and former Deputy Chief minister of Goa, Vijai Sardesai was felicitated on Tuesday at Carmelite Monastery in Margao for his contribution by declaring ruins of Convent of Chimbel at Heritage structure.
Town and Country Planning Board on June 22, 2019 had taken a historic decision to protect Monte Carmel Church and Convent of Chimbel, which is in ruins.
Sardesai was felicitated by Fr Archie Gonsalves in presence of Retd Bishop Alexio Dias.
The Conservation Committee of TCP chaired by me on June 22, 2019 declared the ruins of Monte Carmel Church and Convent of Chimbel dating back to 1760 as “Heritage structure.”
“Touching gesture by the Carmelite Monastery, who never fails to recognize true contribution to the community and sincere attempts to safeguard our rich cultural heritage. We are blessed to have had the opportunity to serve you,” Sardesai reacted.