Margao – Ex-Headmaster of Model English High School, Margao Damodar Kavlekar passed away peacefully on Friday 2nd June 2023. He was born on 1st May 1932. His last rites will be performed on Saturday, 3rd June 2023 at 4 pm at Mathgramstha Hindu Crematorium at Pajifond, Margao.
He was husband of Freedom Fighter Kumudini Kavlekar and contributed in the field of Education, Journalism and Social Service. He was a person with simplicity and was highly respected by his Students across the World.
He is survived by two Daughters Suchita Rajendra Naik and Achala Anil Prabhu and two Son & Daughter in Laws
Paresh and Sharmila, Hemant and Radha.He was Grand Father of Sarika, Shreya, late Dattaraj alias Bunty, Sanil, Grishma, Rishabh and Great Grand Daughter Savi.
He actively participated in Goa Liberation Movement with leaders like Purushottam Kakodkar, Freedom Fighter Sharad Gude and others. However, he refused to register himself as Freedom Fighter with Government Authorities as he did not get jail term.
Many Ex- Students of Model English High School as well as Teachers have expressed shock over the demise of Damodar Kavlekar and paid their tributes and extended condolences to his Family.