Goa Statehood Day - 30 May

Tags: State News Important Days

Goa-Statehood-Day---30-MayGoa Statehood Day is celebrated every year on 30 May.

An Overview of the News

  • Goa is the smallest state of India in terms of area.

  • Alfonso de Albuquerque conquered Goa in 1510, ending the rule of Adil Shah of Bijapur.

  • India regained control of Goa from the Portuguese after 400 years.

  • This year marks the 36th anniversary of Goa getting statehood.

  • On 30 May 1987, Goa was declared a separate state from Daman and Diu.

  • The official language of Goa is Konkani.

About Goa

Capital - Panaji

Chief Minister - Pramod Sawant

Official Sport - Football

Official Animal - Gaur

Governor - P.S. Sreedharan Pillai

Please Rate this article, so that we can improve the quality for you -