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.

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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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