News & Pics: Ancy Paladka
Daijiworld Media Network - Mumbai (SB)
Mumbai, Nov 8: Konkani Catholic Welfare Association, (KCWA) Bhayandar, celebrated its fifth annual function at Our Lady of Nazareth School Quadrangle, Bhayandar (w) on Friday November 5. The Konkani comedy drama "Fulak Soirik Zalya!" written and songs composed by Jocker cacisa, directed by Francis Olivera, Padukone was staged which entertained the gathered.
Fr Allywn D’Silva, parish priest was the chief guest and Fr Agnalo Fernandes, assistant priest of Our Lady of Nazareth Church, Bhayandar (w) was the guest. Mathias Lobo, vice-president welcomed and introduced the guest.
Ronald D’Costa, secretary read the report of KCWA. George A. Sequeira, president of association acknowledged the support received from parish priest and Konkani speaking people of Bhayandar. He also urged the people to speak in mother tongue Konkani and teach to the children so that Konkani language will remain forever. Fr Allywn D’Silva, chief guest released the souvenir of KCWA to mark the occasion.
John Crasta, treasurer delivered the vote of thanks. Severine Lobo compered the stage function. Around 500 Konkani speaking were present.
The festival of lights added a glow to the function.