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From 50 Years Ago (30 July 2005)

Goans have not been taken in by the propa-The movement inside Goa has been helped FROM 50 YEARS AGO ganda that integration with India will mean and the hold of the Portuguese authorities that they would be swallowed up by the steadily undermined, by the repercussions of neighbouring State where Morarjibhai will the folly of the Portuguese rulers...Entirely impose his morals on them. For Goans have dependent on India for its essential imports, been assured repeatedly by the Government Goa is now trying to get these imports, after of India that their religion, customs and lan-the stoppage of trade with India by re-export Vol VII, No 31, July 30, 1955 guage will be respected and protected. They from Ceylon and Pakistan and such ports as do not doubt these assurances. Aden and Singapore. This is a costly process. Going, Going, Gone But who will bring about this integration, Goans themselves, however, are determined (Weekly Notes) the Goans themselves, the people of India or that India

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