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Goan Villages

goan_villagesAsk a Goan where he (or she!) is from and the name of the person’s ancestral village will automatically be mentioned. Goan’s have strong ties to their villages and continue to maintain their links with them. Because Goa is such a small place, Goans are never far away from their ancestral villages. Goan villages often have their own peculiar festivals and traditions that continue to be zealously preserved even today. If you still have that strong bond with your village and would like to help it, one way would be by helping out its youth gain access to better education.

Govt launches Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana.

Panaji: The government celebrated the Goa Statehood Day by launching the Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana (DDSSY), the health insurance scheme for all the people residing in the state for 5 and more years. Speaking at the launching ceremony held at the Dinanath Magueshkar auditorium of Kala Academy, Panaji, Chief …

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Salcete

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Dhargalim Majorda Cortalim Navelim Colva Benaulim

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IIhas (Tiswadi)

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Talaulim Island of Chorao Goa Velha Gandaulim Cumbarjua Banastarim Bambolim Vanxim Santa Cruz Fontainhas Chimbel Cacra

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BARDEZ

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Ucassaim SIOLIM Olaulim Nerul Cunchelim Tivim Parra Dhargalim Guirim Colvale Carmulim Candolim Calangute – “Queen of Goa’s Beaches” Anjuna Arpora-Nagoa-Baga Assonora Assagao Aldona

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Moira

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THE MAJESTIC VILLAGE OF MOIRA By Glenis Maria D’souza If you behave a little idiosyncratic in Goa, don’t be surprised if you are called a ‘Moidekar’. The legendary village of wise fools, Moira, is a cozy hamlet well located in the heart of Bardez, cuddled on either side by the …

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Goan Villages

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Ask a Goan where he (or she!) is from and the name of the person’s ancestral village will automatically be mentioned. Goan’s have strong ties to their villages and continue to maintain their links with them. Because Goa is such a small place, Goans are never far away from their …

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