Speaking at the Goa Liberation Day celebrations here, Parrikar said: "Goans need to do positive thinking... We should all take a pledge to think positively. It will help the government complete all assurances."
Goa Liberation Day is celebrated to mark the end of 450-year-old colonial rule.
Goa Liberation Day is celebrated to mark the day the Indian army marched into Portuguese-held Goa and freed it from the 450-year-old colonial rule Dec 19, 1961.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government has come under criticism for failing to deliver on several promises in the party's election manifesto.