Nov.21st.2010

The Taleigao chess academy had an evening in honour of the birth centenary ofBaki-Baab Borkar.

Padmashree Balkrishna Bhagwant Borkar was born in 1910 and led an eventful life till his death in 1984.

He has written numerous poems and prose in Konkani but he has been more prolific in Marathi.

B.B. Borkar or Baba Borkar as he is known shifted base to Pune where he took up a job with the Radio.

1950 he joined the Goa freedom fighter movement

The literati from Kankavalli who co-organized the event with Taleigao chess academy presented the recital of about 35 poems of Baki Baab.

Participants of the ICG- sadhanalaya workshop performed a Bharatanatyam recital.

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