BJP President Amit Shah, on Sunday, said that Manohar Parrikar will remain the chief minister of Goa. However, the cabinet will be reshuffled.
Chief minister Manohar Parrikar is undergoing treatment at Delhi’s AIIMS. Following his absence in the state, Congress party earlier staked claim to power.
Amit Shah took to Twitter and ended all the speculation over Parrikar’s continuation at the CM. ” It has been decided during a discussion with the Goa BJP core team that Manohar Parrikar will continue to lead the Goa government. There will soon be a reshuffle of ministers and their portfolios,” he tweeted.
गोवा प्रदेश भाजपा की कोर टीम के साथ चर्चा कर यह निर्णय लिया गया है कि गोवा के मुख्यमंत्री श्री @manoharparrikar जी ही गोवा सरकार का नेतृत्व करते रहेंगे।
प्रदेश सरकार के मंत्रिमंडल व विभागों में बदलाव शीघ्र ही किया जाएगा।
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) September 23, 2018
Congress party is the largest party in the 40-member Goa assembly with 16 seats. On 19 September,also staked claim to form a government.
“We need the support of 21 MLAs and we have more than that,” Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar said.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, suffering from a pancreatic ailment, has been in and out of hospitals in the last few months.