Pramod Sawant to be new Goa CM


Panaji । Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Pandurang Sawant will be new Chief Minister of Goa. According to a Senior BJP leader he will sworn in as Chief Minister today. BJP led coalition will form the government .

Pramod Sawant will be the 11th Chief Minister of the coastal state. He will succeed his mentor Manohar Parrikar.

“The BJP had finalised Sawant’s candidature last night. But we only managed to convince alliance partners today evening in the presence of our national President Amit Shah and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. He will be sworn in as Chief Minister later today,” said the BJP leader who did not want to be identified.

Dr Pramod Sawant is the Speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly. Sawant represents the Sanquelim constituency in the Goa Legislative Assembly .

He is a Ayurveda practitioner by profession.

Dr. Pramod Sawant was born on 24 April 1973 to Pandurang and Padmini Sawant

With IANS input