HISTORY OF GOA FROM ANCIENT TIMES TO 2017

By: Prajal Sakhardande  PANAJI: Goa’s history goes back to her pre–historic Palaeolithic existence of the earliest humans in the caves or the banks of the Mhadei (Mandovi), Kushawati, Zuari, Dudhsagar rivers tracing their footprints through the Pansaimoll, Uzgallimall laterite beds to the Sosogad, Molanguinim, Diwar, Varkhand, Uskai, Chicalim, Sanguem, Dharbandoda, Mashem and several other caves. Its Neolithic Gaunkaris that is the village communities were its next progressive step, cultivating and creation of the khazans by the Kunbis, Gawdas, Velips, the Kharwis or the fisherfolk and later the Dravidians, Aryans building on to create…

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