Pramod Sawant new cm of Goa: 8 hours after Manohar Parrikar’s funeral, Goa got a new chief minister. Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant took oath of Chief Minister’s post at around 1.50 Am on Tuesday night. Apart from Sawant, 11 legislators, including legislator of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) Sudhind Dhavalikar and President of Goa Forward Party (GFP) and MLA Vijay Sardesai, also took oath of office. It is believed that Dayalikar and Vijay Sardesai will take charge of the post of Deputy Chief Minister.
Prior to taking oath, Pramod Sattav said, “The party has given me a very important responsibility, I will try to do better. I have reached here due to the Manohar Parrikar, he taught me to do politics, because of him, the Speaker of the Assembly and today became Chief Minister.(Pramod Sawant new cm of Goa)
At the same time, the Goa Congress opposed it. Congress leader Sunil Kothankar said that we condemn Governor Mridula Sinha’s unconstitutional action. He did not give the state’s largest party a chance to form the government. There is no majority to form the government on the BJP.
Sawant is close to Parrikar
Sawant is MLA from Sanquilim Assembly seat in North Goa. She is an Ayurvedic doctor by profession. Sawant’s count was in the neighborhood of Parrikar. Pramod Sawant is the owner of crores property. They have assets worth 3.66 crores. However, Sawant is different from Parrikar in case of simplicity. Parrikar had an Innova car and was a scooter. Sawant has 5 cars.
State of assembly
There are 36 legislators in the 40-member Goa assembly nowadays. BJP legislator Francis D’Souza passed away last month, while two Congress MLAs had resigned last year.
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