Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Shri. Prabhakar Tendulkar Felicitated

Shri. Prabhakar Tendulkar Felicitated

Shri. Prabhakar Tendulkar, a veteran Konkani activists and a fighter of Goa's unique identity was felicitated at the hands of Dr. Wilfred D'Souza, former Chief Minister of Goa on his 75th birthday today, the 4th June, 2009 at the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industries Hall, near Azad Maidan, Panjim. Padmashree Suresh G. Amonkar, educationist and a writer was the Guest of Honour. The felicitation function was organized by Dalgado Konknni Akademi, Goa in collaboration with Omor Prakaxon, Candolim.

Dr. Wilfred D'Souza described Shri. Tendulkar as a true Goan who fought for Goa, Konkani language and Goan Identity selflessly.
Padmashree Amonkar requested the modern generation to follow the example of simplicity and dedication in the life of Shri. Tendulkar.
Shri. Premanand Lotlikar, President of Dalgado Konknni Akademy said that Tendulkar's contribution to Konkani language particularly in Roman script has no parallel.

Tomazinho Cardozo, the Managing Trustee of Omor Prakaxon describing him as a youth of 75 years highlighted Tendulkar's contribution to all agitations that were held to save Goa, Konkani language and Goan Identity in the past. A shawl, a Citation, a traditional lamp and a cheque of Rs. 25,000/- was presented to Shri.
Tendulkar on the occasion.

Shri. Jose Salvador Fernandes, Secretary of DKA welcomed the gathering while Shri.
Thomas Fernandes, Treasurer of DKA compered.

Tomazinho Cardozo

Details of the photos are:

1. Dignitaries on the dais - Premanand Lotlikar, Dr. Wilfred D'Souza,
Prabhakar Tendulkar, Padmashree Suresh Amonkar and Tomazinho Cardozo
2. Release of Prabhakar Tendulkar's book - "Kotha Ghons"
3. Release of May-June issue of 'Goykar'
4. Release of the booklet - 'Nanvoste Goykar'
5. Dr. Wilfred D'Souza presenting a shawl and flowers to Shri. Tendulkar
6. Shri. Amonkar presenting the Citation to Shri. Tendulkar.
7. Dr. Wilfred D'Souza offering the traditional lamp to Shri. Tendulkar
8. Shri. Tendukar with Tomazinho Cardozo and Shri. Premanand Lotlikar
9. Shri. Tendulkar with the Executive members of Dalgado Konknni Akademy



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