Goa gets a new CM in the wee hours- Panaji: Bhartiya Janta Party’s Pramod Sawant was sworn in as Chief Minister of Goa at a function held on Tuesday, as the saffron party managed to keep its allies together after the busy talks all day. 45-year-old former Defence Minister and Goa’s Manohar Parrikar took over the charge, which was cremated on the Miramar beach on Monday. Due to the death of Parrikar on Sunday, significant changes in power in the Coastal state gave rise to political development, Congress also dave a claim to power.
Goa gets a new CM in the wee hours, BJP’s Pramod Sawant Takes Oath
Sawant’s swearing-in ceremony was scheduled to start on Monday at 11 o’clock, but it was pushed back, allowing the allies to demand their meat. In the new government, two Deputy Chief Ministers, Goa Forward Party chief Vijai Sardesai, and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party MLA Sudin Dhawalikar are supporting the BJP in the coastal state of two small parties.
Goa gets a new CM in the wee hours, In addition to CM and two of his MLAs, nine other ministers of the state cabinet were also sworn in late-night celebrations. Among the nine other ministers are Manohar Azgaonkar, Rohan Khaunte, Govind Gaude, Vinod Palienkar, Jayesh Salgaonkar, Mavin Godinho, Vishwajit Rane, Milind Naik, and Nilendra Cabral.
Michael Lobo, currently the Deputy Speaker, will be the speaker until he is elected. Sawant accompanied with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari went on a claim to form the government after midnight because power-sharing talks with Coalition partners continued for long.
The new CM said that the party has given him a big responsibility, and he credited Parrikar for his uplift. “Whatever I am today is due to all the beautiful Parrikar. This was who brought me into politics. I became the speaker and CM today, due to them, “he said after meeting with the governor.
Sawant was elected as the leader of the BJP legislature party in a meeting organized in the state capital after the last rites of the state with full military honors.
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Before the formal proposal was passed, BJP chief Amit Shah and Gadkari met the MLAs. Goa Congress slammed the governor Mridula Sinha for giving BJP the chance to form the government, and called them “agent of BJP”.
Sunil Kawthankar of Congress said, “We are strongly condemning Goa governor Mridula Sinha for allowing governance of Goa governor Mridula Sinha to make the government and the BJP does not have enough numbers to form a government. ” Kawthankar said that this day will be remembered as “the darkest day in Indian democracy”. “Despite the Congress party being the biggest, the state is without a legitimate government and is claiming its claim.”, He said. For the latest updates and trending news, you can visit www.indiatimelines.com.
Goa gets a new CM in the wee hours, For agreeing on Parrikar’s successor, there were several meetings of the Goa Forward Party and three-three MLAs of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, each with equal independence and BJP MLAs from the late-late night.
To lead the discussion, Gadkari flew into the state on Monday morning. Parrikar was leading a coalition government, including BJP, Goa Forward Party (GFP) three, MGP and three independents. Congress is currently the largest party of 14 legislators. The BJP has 12 MLAs in the 40-member assembly, whose number is now 36 after the death of Parrikar. At the beginning of this year, the strength of the House has diminished due to the resignation of BJP legislator Francis D’Souza and Parrikar’s death on Sunday and last two Congress MLAs Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanan Scopte.
All state Congress MLAs met Governor Mridula Sinha on Monday and claimed to form the government in the coastal state. Under the leadership of opposition leader Chandrakant Kavlekar, the legislators went to Raj Bhawan and handed over a letter to Sinha, which said that it is the largest party in the Assembly and it should be allowed to form the government.