List of People From Goa - Political Campaigners

Political Campaigners

  • Dayanand Bandodkar, First Chief Minister of Goa.
  • Dr. Jack de Sequeira, prominent campaigner for the opinion poll that retained Goa as an independent state.
  • Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister of Goa.
  • Abbé Faria, a priest, a key participant in the Conspiracy Of The Pintos; later became a famous hypnotist and revolutionary in France
  • Pio Gama Pinto, Kenyan Freedom Fighters and Polictian, and director of the Pan African Press
  • Eduardo Faleiro: prominent politician and former central minister
  • Narana Coissoró, a person who left is motherland Goa to serve the Portuguese people and became member of the Portuguese Parliament.
  • António Costa is Socialist Mayor of Lisbon and is of partial Goan descent, his father was the writer Orlando da Costa and his mother the writer Maria Antónia Palla.
  • Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, formerly a Portuguese military officer, was the chief strategist of the 1974 Carnation Revolution in Lisbon was born in Lourenço Marques (now Maputo), Mozambique of some Goan ancestry
  • Pandurang Purushottam Shirodkar, First speaker of Goa Assembly.
  • Luís de Menezes Bragança, Prominent journalist, writer and anti-colonial activist
  • Erasmo de Sequeira Head of United Goans Party and Former Member of the Indian Parliament at New Delhi

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