Dr Sadashivrao Gorakshakar
22nd February 2003
& Eat” programme was organized by Prabhu Prabhat and Pathare
Prabhu Social Samaj in honour of Dr. Sadashivrao Gorakshakar, to felicitate him
on his being awarded “Padmashree” by the
Government of India at “The Pathare Prabhu Charities Sabhagruha Sankul”
Dr. Gorakshakar was the curator for the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu
Sangrahalaya formally The Prince of Wales Museum for several years and has
rendered yeoman service to the museum in the form of research,
adding rare articles, gathering information on various
historical events, collecting antique and writing books on
Gorakshakar’s arrival at 8:00 p.m. clock crackers were burst. Then 16 Suhasinis
performed an aarti of Dr. Sadashivrao Gorakshakar and Mrs. Geeta Gorakshakar.
Prabhat’s President Mr. Sham Jayakar put on Pathare Prabhus ‘Pagadi’ on Dr
Gorakshakar’s head & presented him shawl. Dr. (Smt.) Sunil Rane then read out and
presented ‘Scroll of Honour’ to Dr Gorakshakar which was released in his
honour. Pathare Prabhu Social Samaj’s president Mr. Ajit Talpade presented Dr
Gorakshakar ‘Lamandiva’, Bouquet and Sweets.
function was like a Get together as there were no speeches in Dr.
Gorakshakar’s honour. For almost three and half hours people enjoyed talking
to each other. This unique idea was the Master Mind of Shri Pramod Navalkar.
Buffet dinner was served.
Report By: Mrs. Meghana (Shaila) P.Rane