Panaji : October 28, 2016 … Governor Dr. (Smt) Mridula Sinha today interacted tribal women of Goa, regarding Uniform Civil Code in the meeting held at Raj Bhavan, Dona Paula. Governor was happy to learn that many of the women belong to tribal communities are aware of their rights related to Uniform Civil Code.

While addressing these women Governor said that, the women should come together and find out solutions for the civic problems in their localities. Many of the problems can be solved if women contribute collectively, Governor further added.

Governor also seized the opportunity to learn Social and cultural aspects of these women in their day to day life. Women from Sattari, Tiswadi, Sanguem, Quepem, Canacona participated in this meeting.  Governor was informed about how religious ceremonies are performed in the communities of tribal. She was also informed about Goan rich folk culture which is still retained in these communities. In this regard Governor expressed the need to conserve this folk culture by teaching folk song, dances to new generations without any hesitation.

Governor also tried to find out, whether these women are aware about cleanliness and if they contribute towards the cause of Swachh Bharat . She also attended to the grievances raised by women related to toilets and road facilities in the tribal areas, and assured to look into the matter.

Special Secretary to Governor Smt. Shilpa Shinde was present at the meeting.


No comments.

Leave a Reply

CommentLuv badge