Mangalore October 04: Bishop of Mangalore Diocese Most Rev. Dr Peter Paul Saldanha felicitated Mr Francisco Sardinha Ex-Chief Minister of Goa and Member of Parliament, South Goa Lok Sabha Constituency on behalf of Catholic Sabha Mangalore Pradesh ® here today at Bishop’s house on October 3.
Catholic Sabha President Mr Stany Lobo welcomed Mr Sardhinha and appreciated the good works rendered to our community and also thanked him for his help in renewing RNI Licence of Amcho Sandesh Monthly magazine published by Catholic Sabh
Bishop appreciated Mr Sardinha for his long term services to the society in various capacity such as Member of Legislative Assembly, Speaker, Chief Minister and as a Member of Parliament. Mr Sardhinha wholeheartedly thanked Bishop and Catholic Sabha for the felicitation and assured his assistance in future.
Catholic Sabha Spiritual Director Rev. Dr. J.B. Sadanha and PRO of Mangalore Diocese Mr Roy Castelino, Editor of Amcho Sandesh Mr Wilfred Lobo, National Executive Member of Association of Small Industries in India (representing Goa State) Mr Dolphy Prashanth D’Souza Bantwal, Catholic Sabha General Secretary Mrs Noreen Pinto, Treasurer Mr Alphonse Fernandes, Joint Secretary Mrs Lavina D’Souza were present.
Mr Francisco Sardiha is a senior leader of the Indian National Congress party having won 6 times as MLA from Curtorim assembly and 4 times as Lok Sabha MP from South Goa constituency.