Panaji, Dec 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted people of Goa on the occasion of the state Liberation Day. "Greetings to the people of Goa on Goa Liberation Day.
We salute the courage & bravery of those who were a part of the movement to free Goa," the Prime Minister tweeted. Goa was liberated from 450-year-long Portuguese rule on December 19, 1961 after Indian Army marched in the region.
The day is celebrated as State Liberation Day annually. There were various functions held across the state with the state-level event being organised at the Campal ground here where Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar was the Chief Guest.