Government To Impose Dress Code For Goa Carnival 2016
Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar on Friday 22-1-16 declared an initiative to install a dress code for upcoming Goa Carnival 2016 to keeping in mind on obscenity. He ensure that this time there will be no obscenity at the parade.
Asked if a dress code would be enforced to ensure there is no obscenity during the Carnival float parade, the tourism minister answered in the affirmative.
Goa which was once the Capital of a Portuguese Colony for over 450 years and in 1961 The Indian army liberated it. It is currently The Republic of Indian’s smallest state with the fourth smallest Population, well Known as The Rome of The East
The Carnival is celebrated every year in memory of those Portuguese colonies, The carnival implicate long continuous parades with joyous environment followed by dancers and foods, drinks and general serenity.
The Carnival took place every February which is led by the portly figure of king Momo, who symbolically opens the festivities.
Parulekar also said that special carnival performers from Liverpool in the United Kingdom had been roped in to lend an international flair to the event.
“A troupe from Liverpool will be performing at the Goa Carnival this year,” Parulekar said.
The Carnival will kick off in Goa on February 6. Carnival parades, organised by civic communities, will be held across Goa’s more prominent towns like Panaji, Vasco, Margao, etc.