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FAMOUS PEOPLE  FAMOUS PEOPLE  FAMOUS PEOPLE  FAMOUS PEOPLE  FAMOUS PEOPLE
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In the final analysis, what makes a place unique is its people. Over the centuries, the people of Saligao have distinguished themselves in varied fields and in different parts of the world. Musicians, writers, educationists, doctors, businessmen, religious – Saligao has had it all. And then of course there are the colourful characters of the village, whose antics and wisdom have been a perennial source of amusement and admiration.

People. [Sketch by Mel D'Souza ©]

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Manuelinho, the Scouts-Master

The Caring Brigadier

The advocate with a journalistic leaning

The Man Behind The Saligao Church

The learned professor of Coimbra

The pioneer of Karachi

The good doctor of Grande Morodd

Mozambique’s first book

The world-famous ophthalmologist

The Goan Nightingale