Goa or Gova/Gowa/Goya?

Saw this float at the 2016 Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

goa float

Why is it “Gova/Gowa” in Devanagari? Why not गोआ ? In Konkani they use “Goya” (गोंय), as in Goenkarancho (English transliteration by Goans):goenkarancho

Very confusing.

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