Goan Heritage | Prajal Sakhardande | 6 Assagao, Oct 29th, 7.30 pm, Mondayfix


Prajal Sakhardande is an associate professor and HOD of History at Dhempe College of Arts and Science, Panaji. A recipient of multiple awards (recently he received the Goenkarponn award for History and Heritage in July 2018), he is the president of Goa Heritage Action Group. An author of many books, newspaper columns, he is also a member of the Goa Board History text book syllabus drafting committee.

This talk will be an overview of History and Heritage of Goa from ancient times to 2017. Goa has a long history of not only politics but also of social, economic, cultural and historical heritage. This will cover Goan History and Heritage from the Gaunkaris, Bhojas, Kadambas, Adilshah’s rule to the arrival of the Portuguese in 1510 till 1961, then to statehood and thereafter.

With support from MOG – Museum of Goa and The Owl House, request patrons to contribute 100/- Rs for these enriching programs. Snacks and beverages will be available.