Gomant Lok Pokx

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Gomant Lok Pokx (Goan Peoples Party; in portuguese: Partido Popular de Goa, PPG) was a political party in the Indian state of Goa. The last general secretary of the party was Mathany Saldanha.

The PPG is the name given to a historical political grouping that was in struggle for the liberation of Portuguese India. The party, however, has three distinct historical moments: the first, which runs from 1835 to 1855[1]; The second, from 1948 to 1962[2][3][4]; The third from 1970 to 2002.

Between 1948 and 1961 he had George Vaz as secretary-general; Between 1961 and 1962 its representative in CONCP was Aquino de Bragança.

In the late 1970s, Mathany Saldanha established the "Gomantak Lok Pox"[5] party

In the state assembly elections 1999, Saldanha was the sole candidate of the party. Saldanha stood in the constituency Cortalim and got 1 728 votes (9.81%). In 2002, GLP merged with United Goans Democratic Party. Saldanha is currently the general secretary of UGDP.

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Saldanha, Gabriel. História de Goa (Política e Arqueologia). Asian Educational Services. Nova Delhi, 1990.
  2. ^ Mascarenhas, Lambert. Goa's Freedom Movement. GOACOM
  3. ^ Souza, Teotonio R. de. Essays in Goan History Concept Publishing Company. Nova Delhi. 1983. pg 183
  4. ^ Sakshena, R.N.. Goa: Into the Mainstream. Abhinav Publications, 1974. pg 97
  5. ^ Timble, Prabhakar. Not in Mathany's name.... Goa's Oldest Online News Portal. 08 May 2012