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Goa unlocks a ₹300 crore jackpot to celebrate its 60th Liberation Day anniversary

Goa has received an unexpected bonanza in the 2021-2022 budget in the form of the ₹300 crores announced by Union Finance Minister for the celebrations of the state's 60 years of liberation from Portuguese rule. This hefty sum has been granted in response to the repeated requests of the Goa CM for allocation of ₹100 crores for the same. As per the statement issued by the office of Chief Minister, the amount will be used for the celebration of the event across the country and restoration of places which are of great importance in Goa's history.

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Chronicles of 'Operation Vijay' on the 60th anniversary of Goa's Liberation Day

Although we regard Goa as the party capital of the country, the state is enveloped in rich cultural history which stems from events beyond the usual shacks and beach parties. 19th of December is marked as Goa Liberation Day and it represents the occasion when the valiant armed forces of India freed Goa in 1961 following 450 years of Portuguese rule. It is also said that this entire military expedition took approximately three days to be wrapped up and the sequel of it, now has Goans living and breathing on free soil.

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