St.XAVIER’S FOUNDING MEMBER JOE BRAGANZA PASSES AWAY
Father Joseph Braganza s.j, one of the founding members of St.Xavier’s college, passed away on 11 December at the age of 90. Braganza was known for his contributions towards the education of the poor. An alumni of Columbia University, New York, Braganza taught English in 1956 at the college. He was one of the favorite teachers at the institute. During his tenure at the college as director of sports, he encouraged students to participate in sports. For almost quarter of a century, the college came up triumph in almost many sporting events. He spent several years in Ahmedabad slums teaching the under privileged children. The college will remain closed on Monday.