It’s a matter of worry if Konkani is not safe in its own land: Fr Mousinho

12 Jan 2018 08:56 PM

If Konkani is not safe in its own state then it is very bad. We all have to wait for the day when entire Konkani province will come together and strive to keep Konkani alive among us.

 This is what Fr Mousinho De Athaide, a strong advocate of the use local language in education had to say after he was honored with the Kashinath Mahale Asmitai Puraskar by Asmitai Pratishthan.

Asmitai Pratishthan was established in 1994. It has worked to preserve Konkani language and culture. The Kashinath Mahale award ceremony was held by then on Thursday in Panaji. Fr Mousinho was presented the award by veteran writer Suresh Amonkar. Various dignitaries were present for this function. Watch

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