The Goykar Coconut Tree

The issue of declassification of the coconut cannot be dismissed as political opportunism of some politicians. Coconut cannot be viewed in isolation of what may be called Goanness of our Goan community. Community comes into being from symbolic and narrative archives of a society. The coconut tree and everything associated with it is deeply embedded in the social archive...


Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue.

- Fr Victor Ferrao