History Hour 6 – “History through Heritage” by Prof. Prajal Sakhardande – 16th September 2004.

Goa is a true kaleidoscope of natural, cultural and artistic heritage.  Heritage being the positive legacy of history  presents itself as  the very face of this mosaic we call Goa.  This presentation highlighted those extraordinary and charming features of Goan heritage from the gushing Dudhsagar in the Sanguem taluka to the fascinating phenomenon of the budbudyanchi talli at Netravallim, Jain heritage of Kudnem, the Arch of  the Viceroys  at Old Goa etc. It was a beautiful journey of history through heritage. This presentation included vivid and well captured visuals.

Prajal Sakhardande
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Prajal  Sakhardande is lecturer, Department  of History, at the Dhempe College of Arts and Science. He is History and Heritage Columnist for the Navhind Times-Sunday column titled ‘Pages from the Past’ and for the Konkani daily ‘Sunaparant’ He has written , directed and anchored ‘Goencho Itihaas’, the award winning serial on History and  Heritage of Goa. He is course co-ordinator and founder of the Goa Heritage Awareness Course at the Dhempe College of Arts and Science and visiting lecturer for Indian heritage at the PG Diploma course at the Mustifund and Lokchetna.  Sakhardande is Executive Member of the Mustard Seed Art Company, Peaceful Society, Botanical Society, Konkani Bhasha Mandal and also Vice-Chairman of Goa Heritage Action Group.  He acted in the film on freedom struggle of Goa titled ‘Goa ka Swadhinta Sangram’.

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