A historical city known for its rich culture, architecture and built heritage situated on the bank of Mandovi estuary, Panaji is the important centre in terms of Indo-Portuguese cultural heritage, having a number of natural, built, tangible and intangible sites and monuments.
Shaikh Ali Ahmed and Dr. B. Shankar, in “Challenges of Planning for Heritage Areas in Panaji City (Jan Feb 2012)”, p.546
When the country is occupied and the people are being killed by the enemy, everyone must take action, even if he sacrifices himself in so doing.Ahmed Sheikh
The U. S. is occupying a country and one has not only to expect, but also to accept that the people there resist.Ahmed Sheikh
The day when Israel was founded created the basis for our problems.Ahmed Sheikh
Reporter: Do you mean to say that if Israel did not exist, there would suddenly be democracy in Egypt, that the schools in Morocco would be better, that the public clinics in Jordan would function better?Sheikh: I think so.Ahmed Sheikh
The river Mandovi and the hillock of Altinho have historically been the determining factors for the city. During the 3rd century BC, Panaji and the rest of Goa were part of the Mauryan Empire.Ahmed Sheikh