Hours after quitting the MGP and joining the BJP in Goa, legislator Deepak Pauskar became once formally inducted into the utter Cupboard Wednesday night.
Mr Pauskar and one other Maharahstrawadi Gomantak Celebration (MGP) MLA, Manohar Ajgaonkar, stop the regional occasion and joined the BJP within the early hours of Wednesday.
Several ministers, including these from the BJP, in Goa didn’t merit the swearing-in ceremony. Apart from for ministers Nilesh Cabral, Govind Gawade and Ajgaonkar, no person else from the Goa Cupboard became once present at the swearing-in ceremony.
Legislators and contributors of BJP ally Goa Forward Celebration, two other Independent MLAs, who toughen the Sawant authorities, and a majority of BJP ministers didn’t merit the ceremony.
After splitting from the guardian occasion, the two MLAs shaped their very hang legislature soar and merged it with the BJP. The MGP is now left with handiest one MLA — Sudin Dhavalikar.
Goa Governor Mridula Sinha administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr Pauskar at a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan here at around 11.35 pm.
Talking to reporters after the swearing-in ceremony, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said he’ll allot portfolio to Mr Pauskar Thursday.
Mr Dhavalikar’s portfolios of transport and public works will now be sorted by Chief Minister Sawant.
Mr Pauskar became once inducted into the Cupboard after Pramod Sawant dropped Deputy Chief Minister and MGP MLA Sudin Dhavalikar from his crew earlier within the day.
Mr Ajgaonkar is the utter tourism minister.
Mr Pauskar, a predominant-time MLA from the Sanvordem assembly constituency in South Goa, is within the purpose out time Chairman of utter-bustle Goa Suppose Infrastructure Building Corporation.
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