Manohar Parrikar new CM of Goa after resigning as Defence Minister

On Monday a major political development took place when Manohar Parrikar resigned from the post of Defence Minister. Parrikar will now take oath as Goa Chief Minister on Tuesday at 5 PM. “I have given my resignation as Defence Minister and have passed it to the PMO. I will take the oath as Goa chief minister on 14th of March, along with the cabinet ministers,” Parrikar said.

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha wrote a invitation letter to Parrikar in which she invited Parrikar to form the next government in the coastal state. Our ex defence minister submitted a letter of support from 21 legislators yesterday. There are three MLAs from the Goa Forward Party, three from the MGP and two Independents are supporting to BJP Government.


The BJP, secured second rank getting 13 seats in the 40-member assembly after the Congress which grasped 17 seats. No party from Others wants coalition with Congress.

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